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Table 5 Relationship between pathology and location 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

  Myxomatous CRV Endocarditis others total
Anterior 22 14 7 11 54
Posterior 70 7 2 31 110
both 4 1 1 1 7
total 96 22 10 43 171
  1. Chi-squareã23.97, P = 0.001
  2. CRV: chronic rheumatic valvulitis