(beta) Blockers have important role in pulmonary oedema due to mitral stenosisBMJ 1996; 312 doi: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.312.7027.376b (Published 10 February 1996) Cite this as: BMJ 1996;312:376
- Celia M Oakleya
- Professor of clinical cardiology Hammersmith Hospital, London W12 0NN
EDITOR,—I read with interest C A Morley and B A Lim's Lesson of the Week about previously undiagnosed mitral valve disease causing abrupt deterioration in pregnancy.1 Colleagues and I have had similar experience of young Asian women with pulmonary oedema due to mitral stenosis.
Most of these patients are in sinus rhythm. As the authors say, the patients …