Figure 109

A. In a patient with ischemic left ventricular dysfunction, moderately severe mitral regurgitation appears as a relatively broad mosaic jet (solid arrows) extending well back into the left atrium. B. After insertion of a mitral annuloplasty ring, the regurgitant jet is localized (arrowhead), indicating only mild residual regurgitation.

Hurst's The Heart, 8th edition, Plate XI, 1994.