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trace regurgitation of mitral valve

A 50-year-old member asked:
Dr. Robert Binford
37 years experience in Thoracic Surgery
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
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A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Robert Binford
37 years experience in Thoracic Surgery
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
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A 50-year-old female asked:
Dr. Tamanna Nahar
Specializes in Cardiology
No: Normal wear n tear given HTN.
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A 24-year-old male asked:
Dr. Bennett Werner
43 years experience in Cardiology
Both normal: Both are normal. All normal people have tricuspid regurgitation. This is a 100% normal finding. Thickening of the mitral valve is over-read. It appear ... Read More
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A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mark Stern
45 years experience in Cardiology
No: No, it must be much worse to do that.
A 55-year-old member asked:
Dr. Calvin Weisberger
50 years experience in Cardiology
Mitral regurgitation: In general no, but consult your doctor if you are having symptoms.
A 43-year-old female asked:
Dr. Saptarshi Bandyopadhyay
20 years experience in Hospital-based practice
Findings. Symptoms?: These are findings on the echocardiogram in the view of the Cardiologist who was looking at the pictures. The real question is why the echocardiogram ... Read More
A female asked:
Dr. Volkan Tuzcu
30 years experience in Pediatric Cardiology
Mvp: These are common findings and unless mitral valve has a leak or narrowing , just requires being followed infrequently provided that you don't have oth ... Read More
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A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Hamid Hai
Dr. Hamid Hai answered
54 years experience in Cardiology
Mitral regurgitation: No, a trace of mitral regurgitation is normal. If such a person is short of breath, there are usually other causes. Significant heart or lung problems ... Read More
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A 24-year-old male asked:
Dr. Marko Yakovlevitch
34 years experience in Cardiology
Yes. This is normal.: Modern sensitive ultrasound machines will demonstrate trace mitral and tricuspid regurgitation in most individuals. The valves do not hermetically se ... Read More
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