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Mitral valve regurgitation svt

A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. John Szawaluk
Cardiology 31 years experience
Possibly: Mitral regurgitation is not usually a problem depending on the cause until it is severe. Regular follow up with periodic echocardiograms are necessary... Read More

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A 26-year-old male asked:
Dr. James Ferguson
Pediatrics 46 years experience
Varies with the defe: The seriousness of this defect varies with the defect. Possibly as much as 10% of adult females have a minor amount through their normal lifespan.It c... Read More
Dr. Robert Binford
Thoracic Surgery 38 years experience
Depends: Mitral regurgitation is when it leaks blood backwards into the atrium. The seriousness of this is depends on the amount of leakage, the size of the he... Read More
A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Robert Binford
Thoracic Surgery 38 years experience
Very small leak: The mitral valve prevents blood from flowing backwards out of the main pumping chamber of the heart (left ventricle). When a valve leaks we call this... Read More
A 35-year-old female asked:
Dr. Rick Koch
Cardiology 22 years experience
Less likely genetic: Overwhelming majority of cases are acquired as people (& valve) age.
A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Robert Marvit
Psychiatry 57 years experience
Not necessarily: They are two separate entities and may coexist but generally are not causative of one another.
A 65-year-old female asked:
Dr. Milton Alvis, jr
Preventive Medicine 41 years experience
Highly variable &: depends on the type of valve repair, the location & severity of the leak, the overall size & health of his heart, etc. Of all 8 possible valve... Read More
A 16-year-old female asked:
Dr. Nestor Del rosario
Addiction Medicine 34 years experience
Backflow: The mitral valve is the between the left atrium and the left ventricle. As the left ventricle fills with blood, the blood in the left ventricle starts... Read More
A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mark Stern
Cardiology 46 years experience
Sometimes: Like most conditions it is part inherited tendancy and part environment.
A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Robert Binford
Thoracic Surgery 38 years experience
Very small leak: The mitral valve prevents blood from flowing backwards out of the main pumping chamber of the heart (left ventricle). When a valve leaks we call this... Read More
A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Douglas Fronzaglia ii, do, ms
Geriatrics 21 years experience
Maybe...: Mild mvr usually causes no issues and does not require antibiotics before procedures such as dental work. More severe disease can causes shortness of ... Read More

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