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What could happen if the chordae tendinae ruptured in right valve area

A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Charles Jost
36 years experience Cardiology
Regurgitation ++: Triicuspid regurgitation, ascites, edema and enlarged liver. It will lead to right sided chf.
Dr. Louis Grenzer
55 years experience Cardiology
Leaking valve: A rupture of the chordae tendinae of the mitral valve would result in severe leakage so that blood would flow backwards into the left atrium when the ... Read More

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A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Fenster
31 years experience Cardiology
Pressure: The semilunar valves open and close in response to pressure differentials. Higher pressure in the ventricle forces the valve open and when the pressur ... Read More
Dr. Bennett Werner
44 years experience Cardiology
Not a good answer: You aren't going to like this: it's the way god made them. It is the intrinsic nature of the semilunar valves that they don't have chordae.(it's like ... Read More
A 25-year-old member asked:
Dr. Louis Grenzer
55 years experience Cardiology
Tough question: I think this is just one of those questions that can only be answered by saying that's just the way it is. You know, why do leopards have spots and ze ... Read More
Dr. Vishnu Gaiha
52 years experience Cardiology
Chordae tendinae: It is usually congenital & can lead to mitral valve prolapse.
A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Randy Kiewe
27 years experience Cardiology
Mitral and tricuspid: The chordae tendineae are cord-like tendons that connect the papillary muscles to the tricuspid valve and the mitral valve in the heart.
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A 27-year-old male asked:
Dr. Mathew Chengot
43 years experience Cardiology
Possible: It increses the incidence of small blood clots forming at the tip of ruptured chordae and also can cause paf--fibrillation if severe mitral regurgitat ... Read More
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A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Alon Gitig
20 years experience Cardiology
Usually wear & tear: Most cases of chordae tendinae rupture are because of degeneration after years of routine "wear and tear" leads to thickening and retraction. Rarely, ... Read More
A 18-year-old female asked:
Dr. TRUC DAO
Dr. TRUC DAO answered
37 years experience Psychiatry
Rupture chordea: it is like an anchor line to fix a tent onto the ground. chordae rupture makes the valve lose its functional closing effect disrupting efficient pumpi ... Read More
A 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. Calvin Weisberger
51 years experience Cardiology
Valve: Most commonly due to endocarditis, heart valve infection.
A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Yash Khanna
57 years experience Family Medicine
No it does not: If your heart stops it does not cause aortic valve to rupture.
A 39-year-old male asked:
Dr. John Szawaluk
31 years experience Cardiology
See Below: If there is a ruptured chordae tendinae of the mitral valve, frequently significant mitral regurgitation will ensue. A full echo looking at the valves ... Read More

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