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Aortic stenosis vs mitral regurgitation murmur

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Dr. John Comisi
Dentistry 38 years experience
Discuss w/ dentist : This is something that you need to have your dentist and physician discuss to determine what if any precautions must be determined. In all likelihood ... Read More

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A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Shoaib Shafique
Vascular Surgery 34 years experience
Aortic stenosis: Causes a high pitched systolic murmur radiating to neck. Mitral regurgitation is low pitched early diastolic murmur with possibility of slight systoli... Read More
Dr. Fuad Kiblawi
Pediatric Cardiology 28 years experience
Mitral regurgitation: Mr murmur is an early systolic, holosystolic, or also referred to as blowing systolic murmur best heard over the apex radiating to the left axilla. A... Read More
A 50-year-old member asked:
Dr. James Chapman
Cardiology 41 years experience
Multiple: The pitch is different. Also, each is better heard in a different location in the chest, and the duration of the murmur during the cardiac cycle are ... Read More
A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jacques Kpodonu
Cardiology 27 years experience
Valve: Aortic stenosis is a tight aortic valve , mitral regurgitation is a leaky valve.
A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Robert Marvit
Psychiatry 57 years experience
No: Regurgitation is when the valves dont close properly and blood back flows stenosis is when the opening is narrowed making the outflow reduced.
A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Seth Zeidman
Neurosurgery 33 years experience
Not exactly: Mitral regurgitation (mitral valve regurgitation, mitral incompetence, mitral insufficiency) is leakage of blood backward through the mitral valve eac... Read More
A 24-year-old member asked:
Dr. Louis Grenzer
Cardiology 55 years experience
Blockage vs leaking: In stenosis the valve opening is to small which interferes with forward flow. Regurgitation is a leaking of the blood backwards. Not uncommonly both o... Read More
A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Steven Neish
Pediatric Cardiology 38 years experience
Different: The mitral valve sits between the left atrium, which receives blood from the lungs, and the left ventricle, which pumps blood to the body. Mitral reg... Read More
A 24-year-old member asked:
Dr. Bart Denys
Cardiology 39 years experience
Mitral stenosis: Aha! sophisticated question! you are correct in that mitral stenosis produces a loud s1, opening snap, followed by a diastolic rumble. It would be unu... Read More
A 29-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ricardo Alvillar
Rheumatology 43 years experience
Changes in intrathor: Inspiration leads to a more filling of the atrium; thus, more blood must flow through the mitral valve, enhancing the flow rate which makes the murmur... Read More

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