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does ace inhibitor help with mitral regurgitation

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Dr. Bennett Werner
44 years experience Cardiology
No: And practically everyone has a little.

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A 25-year-old member asked:
Dr. Bennett Werner
44 years experience Cardiology
Yes: A murmur (detected with a stethoscope) is characteristic and is the usual way one suspects it. An echocardiogram is the gold standard. Mild mitral re ... Read More
Dr. Vasudev Ananthram
32 years experience Cardiology
Yes, echo: Echocardiogram is simple and can assess the amount of regurgitation as well as the cause for it in most cases.
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A 39-year-old female asked:
Dr. Dominic Riganotti
25 years experience Infectious Disease
It can: Mitral (MI-tral) valve prolapse (MVP) is a condition in which one of the heart's valves, the mitral valve, doesn't work properly. The flaps of the val ... Read More
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A 44-year-old male asked:
Dr. Mark Stern
46 years experience Cardiology
Yes: Yes if it is mild, it should not prevent you from doing this.
A 34-year-old female asked:
Dr. Tracy Lovell
21 years experience Rheumatology
See below: Valvular heart disease in lupus can result from a condition known libman-sacks endocarditis where clot-like material attacks the heart valve. Antipho ... Read More
A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Calvin Weisberger
51 years experience Cardiology
Mitral valve: The mitral valve has to open properly to let blood flow into the left ventricle from the atrium. If it doesn't, we call this stenosis. It has to close ... Read More
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A 29-year-old member asked:
Dr. Thomas Namey
48 years experience Rheumatology
Yes!: If prolonged and severe, yes. The best tests for CHF and mitral regurgitation are a bnp and echocardiogram!
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A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Nestor Del rosario
34 years experience Addiction Medicine
Definition: Mitral regurgitation is the pushing of some blood backward to the left atrium when the left ventricle pumps instead of to the aorta. In this case ther ... Read More
A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Kevin Passer
35 years experience Child Psychiatry
It depends: A person with mitral regurgitation should check with his or her physician. There is a test called an echocardiogram which can actually measure the deg ... Read More
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Dr. Bradford Romans
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Yes: No problem.

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