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  • atrial fibrillation controlled with digoxin.
  • if left ventricular failure occurs the this is treated with diuretics and ACE inhibitors.
  • prophylaxis against infective endocarditis.
  • systolic hypertension is treated because it increases mitral regurgitation.
  • anticoagulation if there is atrial fibrillation or a dilated left atrium.

Last reviewed 11/2021