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eccentric mitral regurgitation

A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. John Szawaluk
30 years experience Cardiology
Depends: On multiple variables such as symptoms and heart size , function. At the least you will require frequent follow up visits with a cardiologist.

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A 56-year-old member asked:
Dr. Bennett Werner
43 years experience Cardiology
MR: The mitral valve has 2 leaflets which separates the left ventricle from the left atrium. Blood passes across the mv from the la to the lv when the hea ... Read More
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A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Robert Marvit
56 years experience Psychiatry
Valve incompetence: When the valve does not close properly the blood will flow in both directions.
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A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Calvin Weisberger
50 years experience Cardiology
Regurgitation: Trivial mitral regurgitation means not enough to be worried about when most people use the term
A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Allen Seely
30 years experience General Practice
VERY MILD valve leak: Trace means 'very mild' and mitral valve regurgitation means 'leak'. It happens when your mitral valve doesn't close tightly, which allows blood to ... Read More
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A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Allen Seely
30 years experience General Practice
Primary care, ECHO: Your primary care provider (md, do, pa, fnp..) can diagnose mitral regurgitation on exam (murmur) and order an echocardiogram (heart ultrasound) for c ... Read More
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A 51-year-old member asked:
Dr. Bennett Werner
43 years experience Cardiology
No: And practically everyone has a little.
A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Bennett Werner
43 years experience Cardiology
Yes: Yes, with aging, it can progress but not necessarily. Onset of coronary artery disease, degenerative annular calcification, infection and hypertension ... Read More
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A 48-year-old male asked:
Dr. Anatoly Belilovsky
34 years experience Pediatrics
hardly any.: With a large mr, low exercise tolerance and running out of breath are most likely. With a small one, only a murmur on routine heart exam.
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A 53-year-old member asked:
Dr. Bennett Werner
43 years experience Cardiology
MR: The mitral valve has 2 leaflets which separates the left ventricle from the left atrium. Blood passes across the mv from the la to the lv when the hea ... Read More
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