New discovery can change lives

In the National report from the specialist health service 2019, selected projects are highlighted to show the span of research and innovation for the benefit of the patient in the regional hospitals.
 
New discovery can change lives
The need for more knowledge is obvious, but we already know enough to understand that the routine check-up for these patients must be changed. The road from research to clinical practice must in this case be immediate.
- It is clear, with what we know now, that all patients with mitral valve disease must be assessed for whether they also have mitral annulus disjunction (MAD). That will apply for almost a third of them. Routines for diagnostics and follow-up needs swift implementation, Haugaa thinks.
Read the full article (in Norwegian), pages 30-31
Text and pictures by Dag Kristiansen
 
 
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