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sclerotic mitral valve

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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

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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 61-year-old member asked:
Dr. Louis Grenzer
54 years experience Cardiology
Under left nipple: Well, the point of maximal impulse of the heart, that is where we feel and can see the heart contract, is called the mitral area.The sound made by the ... Read More
A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Yash Khanna
56 years experience Family Medicine
Mitral Valve Disease: There is no one condition as mitral valve disease, but having said that, these are the common mitral valve conditions 1mitral valve prolapse inthis ... Read More
A 53-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mary Callahan
28 years experience Cardiology
Mitral valve disease: Some types of mitral valve disease is hereditary, but more accurately it may run in families. So often we see people in the same family that have the ... Read More
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