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A 41-year-old male asked:
Dr. James Chapman
41 years experience Cardiology
Not usually: This will depend on if it causes the valve to leak, and how severe that is. If the valve is leaking (regurgitation) your doctor will monitor this for ... Read More
Dr. Calvin Weisberger
51 years experience Cardiology
Mitral prolapse: Mitral prolapse is important if there is hemodynamically signficant mitral valvar insufficiency. If there is signficant mitral insufficiency the mitra ... Read More
Dr. Shahin Tavackoli
23 years experience Cardiology
Depends: It depends on whether or not you have mitral valve regurgitation and how severe. There are a whole lot of mvp diagnosed patients who actually do not ... Read More
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A 19-year-old male asked:
Dr. Leonard Stein
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Sag> post ectop beat: I believe U R talking about Mitral Valve Prolapse? Some-times Mitral valve is larger than required to cover valve orifice. It opens to fill the LV wh ... Read More
A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ira Friedlander
42 years experience Cardiac Electrophysiology
If you took a: picture of a bridge and there were pedestrians crossing it you would say it is normal. If there were no pedestrians crossing it you would also say it ... Read More
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A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Rick Koch
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22 years experience Cardiology
Non specific & : Subjective finding. Is there mitral valve dysfunction? In most cases without dysfunction it means little if anything & occurs with aging.
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A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Maya Vazirani
53 years experience Neonatology
Yes: mitral valve prolapse can be secondary to other diseases you need to see a good geneticist so he can check and follow you
A 31-year-old female asked:
Dr. Alex Golden
22 years experience Pediatric Cardiology
Nothing really. : This really doesn't mean much, just that the person reading the echo thought that the mitral valve tissue looks a little "floppy." nonetheless, it sou ... Read More
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A 19-year-old male asked:
Dr. Anne Phelan-adams
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Hi. Wish I could: help but you need to ask your cardiologist (or whomever got the Holter monitor for you. Only by analyzing the electrical tracing (Holter monitor read ... Read More
A 31-year-old female asked:
Dr. Milton Alvis, jr
41 years experience Preventive Medicine
Back to Valve Basics: What do the heart valves do? They allow blood flow forward (most important) & (hopefully) prevent any reverse flow. Without an inlet & outlet valve, e ... Read More
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A 19-year-old male asked:
Dr. Theresa Henderson
41 years experience Pulmonary Critical Care
Depends on situation: if you were walking up stairs heart rate too high for someone your age. If running up the stairs the rate likely indicates lack of fitness. In mitral ... Read More

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