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Dr. Luis Villaplana
34 years experience in Internal Medicine
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A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Bart Denys
38 years experience in Cardiology
Mitral valve prolaps: I will assume you did not mean effective but harmful :-) when the valve leaflets "prolapse" they bend back and no longer seal, resulting in significan ... Read More
A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Calvin Weisberger
50 years experience in Cardiology
Mitral prolapse: read this for more information http://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/mitral-valve-prolapse/basics/definition/con-20024748
A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Calvin Weisberger
50 years experience in Cardiology
Mitral prolapse : One can often diagnose prolapse by physical exam. Echocardiography usually diagnoses it relaibly and gives more information along with it.
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A 51-year-old member asked:
Dr. Frank Mayo
47 years experience in Pulmonary Critical Care
No: Mitral vlve prolapse can lead to mitral regurgitation of significance in rare cases, diseases of the left heart can produce mitral regurgitation of ... Read More
A 52-year-old member asked:
Dr. John Goldman
54 years experience in Rheumatology
Depends: Sometimes surgery can correct depending on your general health status.
A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Venkata Chilakapati
22 years experience in Cardiology
Mitral valve prolaps: Yes. As regurgitation ptrogresses it causes cardiac arrythmias and heart failure and finally death.
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A 50-year-old member asked:
Dr. Robert Marvit
56 years experience in Psychiatry
Not necessarily: They are two separate entities and may coexist but generally are not causative of one another.
A 34-year-old female asked:
Dr. Randy Baker
39 years experience in Holistic Medicine
No: Mitral valve prolapse with palpitations can be bothersome and cause anxiety but is generally not dangerous (unless the condition progresses to signifi ... Read More
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A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Bennett Werner
43 years experience in Cardiology
Rarely: It is exceptionally rare but has been reported. (i've been in practice as a cardiologist for >35 years and have never seen a single case).
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A 34-year-old female asked:
Dr. Philip Miller
46 years experience in Family Medicine
Doubtful: not likely. Get periodic medical exam.
A 56-year-old member asked:
Dr. Bennett Werner
43 years experience in Cardiology
Yes: As we age and the heart changes, mitral prolapse may progress and lead to regurgitation. Mild regurgitation is harmless and nearly ubiquitous in the g ... Read More
A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Louis Grenzer
54 years experience in Cardiology
Rarel: Mitral valve prolapse can cause palpitations, shortness of breath, or chest pain but isi seldom fatal. If the valve is leaking severely or if it gets ... Read More
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A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Venkata Chilakapati
22 years experience in Cardiology
Mitral valve prolaps: The exact cause of mitral valve prolapse (mvp) isn't known. Most people who have the condition are born with it. Mvp tends to run in families.
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A 41-year-old male asked:
Dr. Calvin Weisberger
50 years experience in Cardiology
Had a cath?: The echo says there might be a structural abnormality of the aortic valve and a leak of the mitral valve with resultant dilation of left atrium. If yo ... Read More
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A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Nassir Azimi
22 years experience in Interventional Cardiology
Yes: One can have either without the other. Prolapsed mitral valve leaflets could leak. Leaking mitral valves could be prolapse. However, one can have p ... Read More
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A 56-year-old member asked:
Dr. Bennett Werner
43 years experience in Cardiology
MVP and MR: The mitral valve separates the left atrium and ventricle. Prolapse means that when the valve is in the closed position (when the heart is contracting) ... Read More
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A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gerard Honore
28 years experience in Fertility Medicine
Sure: Many are mothers. It may be advisable for you or not, but you'd expect to be followed by a cardiologist and maybe a maternal-fetal specialist.
A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mark Rasak
32 years experience in Cardiology
No: No . Theres no proven connection.
A 38-year-old male asked:
Dr. James Strader
21 years experience in Cardiology
prolapse vs leak: Mvp is a congenital disorder of the mitral valve where the collagen fibers that make up the valve are disorganized. It may or may not be associated w ... Read More
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A 50-year-old member asked:
Dr. Francis Uricchio
37 years experience in Cardiology
Floppy Valve Tissue: In mitral valve prolapse, the mitral valve tissue is structurally abnormal. The valve is too large for the mitral valve orifice and buckles during cl ... Read More
A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Calvin Weisberger
50 years experience in Cardiology
Mv prolapse: Endocarditis can cause prolapse, genetics, heart attack, inflammatory disease, and other things
A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Robert Marvit
56 years experience in Psychiatry
No: Regurgitation is when the valves dont close properly and blood back flows stenosis is when the opening is narrowed making the outflow reduced.

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