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mitral valve infarction

A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Brian Mott
28 years experience Thoracic Surgery
Not usually: Their are no real post mitral valve repair ECG changes that are related to the surgery. Their are people who have mvr and have an inferior mi pre op ... Read More
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A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Francis Uricchio
37 years experience Cardiology
One of 4 heart valve: The mitral valve is one of the 4 heart valves found in the heart. These valves keep blood moving one direction rather than back and forth as the hear ... Read More
A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mark Stern
45 years experience Cardiology
Left heart: The mitral valve is located between the left atrium and the left ventricle in the heart.
A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. James Strader
21 years experience Cardiology
Backflow: The mv prevents blood from backing up into the lungs during left ventricular contraction.
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A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mark Stern
45 years experience Cardiology
Prevents backflow: It prevents blood from going backwards from the left ventricle to the left atrium with each beat of the heart.
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A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mark Rasak
32 years experience Cardiology
Many options: Depending on pts age as well as the characteristics of the valve, there are many options. Mitral valve repair -using the pts own valve and perhapse a ... Read More
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A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mark Stern
45 years experience Cardiology
Left ventricle: It passes thru the valve to get into the left ventricle.
A 62-year-old female asked:
Dr. Calvin Weisberger
50 years experience Cardiology
Mvs: No.
A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mark Stern
45 years experience Cardiology
Prevents backflow: It prevents blood from going backwards from the left ventricle into the left atrium with each heart beat.
A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Alon Gitig
19 years experience Cardiology
Not just the leaflet: The mitral valve has two leaflets that open and shut. However, there is an important supporting structure. The leaflets attach to thin chordae tendina ... Read More

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