Peak Mitral E Velocity

Mitral Valve Area (MVA)

Mitral Stenosis Severity

PISA Method agi

Step 5

PISA Method:

1. Improper Alignment of CW can lead to overestimat

2. Angle and radius may be difficult to measure when MVA greater than 1.5 cm'

3. MVA may be underestimated if stenotic area is elliptical

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