Hektoen International

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Tag: John Barlow

  • John Brereton Barlow: The “mitral valve” cardiologist

    Jimmy PhamMichigan, United States “To all the students who listen, look, touch and reflect: may they hear, see, feel and comprehend”—John Barlow, Perspectives on the Mitral Valve (1986) Mitral valve prolapse is now recognized as one of the most commonly diagnosed cardiac valvular abnormalities, occurring in 2.4% of the general population using standardized echocardiographic criteria,…