TABLE 3

2012 WHF Guidelines for Diagnosis of Pathologic Regurgitation

Pathologic MRPathologic AR
2012 WHF criteria
 Seen in 2 viewsSeen in 2 views
 In at least 1 view, jet length >2 cmIn at least 1 view, jet length >1 cm
 Velocity >3 m/second for 1 complete envelopeVelocity >3 m/second in early diastole
 Pan-systolic jet in at least 1 envelopePan-diastolic jet in at least 1 envelope
Modified criteriaa
 Seen in 2 viewsSeen in 2 views
 In at least 1 view, jet length >2 cmIn at least 1 view, jet length >1 cm
 Pan-systolic jet (by color Doppler)Pan-diastolic jet (by color Doppler)
  • Data from refs 15 and 17. AR, aortic regurgitation; MR, mitral regurgitation.

  • a Criteria modified to exclude the use of spectral Doppler for HAND.