Table 5

MVA3D (cm2) and Degree of Commissural Fusion by 3DTEE

MVA (cm2)Posteromedial Commissure
Anterolateral CommissureMinimalPartialComplete
Minimal1.74 ± 0.111.05 ± 0.29
Partial1.58 ± 0.31.04 ± 0.41.06 ± 0.37
Complete0.89 ± 0.140.97 ± 0.150.48 ± 0.18

Data are expressed as mean ± SD.

MVA3D = planimetry of mitral valve area using real-time 3-dimensional transesophageal echocardiography.