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Table 2 Surgical types of RMCT and relationship between surgical methods and location and degree of RMCT.

From: The accuracy of echocardiography versus surgical and pathological classification of patients with ruptured mitral chordae tendineae: a large study in a Chinese cardiovascular center

operation methods location of RMCT* degree of RMCT#
  Anterior Posterior both Complete Partial
Valve replacement 52 50 8 13 97
Valve repair 29 98 5 12 120
Total number 81 148 13 25 217
  1. *Chi-square = 23.72,P < 0.01
  2. # Chi-square = 0.89,P > 0.05