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moderate mitral regurgitation

A 67-year-old female asked:
Dr. Rick Koch
Dr. Rick Koch answered
21 years experience Cardiology
Continued: Monitoring of mitral valve with serial echocardiograms...Medication adjustments....If the valve continues to degrade over time surgical correction may ... Read More
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A 32-year-old female asked:
Dr. Nela Cordero
53 years experience Pediatrics
LA DILATATION: That your left atrium is slightly enlarged without thrombosis. That your mitral valve is scared with mild to moderate backflow of blood in the mitra ... Read More
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A 48-year-old female asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
48 years experience Pathology
How deep?: Diving in a swimming pool is likely okay, but I would not recommend deep sea diving. You have enough health issues to not take risks.
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A 64-year-old male asked:
Dr. Lee Marcus
30 years experience Cardiology
Heart Failure: Unfortunately it appears that your mother in law is suffering from advanced congestive heart failure and needs aggressive medical treatment and follow ... Read More
A 48-year-old female asked:
Dr. Rebecca Gliksman
37 years experience Internal Medicine
Pleural effusions: Pleural effusions are not normal. You need an echo to see if your heart function/structure is compromised That will dictate management of your card ... Read More
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A 67-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Binford
37 years experience Thoracic Surgery
Hard to answer: You have several valves which are leaking. You only mention moderate amount of mitral regurge. But more important is the size of the pumping chamber ... Read More
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A 27-year-old male asked:
Dr. Rick Koch
Dr. Rick Koch answered
21 years experience Cardiology
No: This is best evaluated by echocardiogram.
A 71-year-old female asked:
Dr. Paul Velt
Dr. Paul Velt answered
41 years experience Diagnostic Radiology
Yes : When your cardiologist thinks something has to be done. There will be options that you should talk about.
A 35-year-old male asked:
Dr. Yvonne Duffe
35 years experience Family Medicine
Labetalol dose usual: Yes. The dose of 100 mg of labetalol is the normal starting dose. This is in the class of drugs called beta blockers and they are preferred first lin ... Read More
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