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what heart valves are anchored by chordae tendineae

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Dr. Calvin Weisberger
50 years experience Cardiology
Chordae: The mitral and tricuspid have chordae. The mitral ones are those we discuss most.

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A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Fenster
30 years experience Cardiology
4 locations: The first valve blood crosses is the tricuspid valve between the right atrium and right ventricle. Blood then flows across the pulmonic valve between ... Read More
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Dr. Bennett Werner
43 years experience Cardiology
There are 4: The tricuspid valve sits between the right atrium and the right ventricle. The mitral valve sits between the left atrium and the left ventricle. (thes ... Read More
A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Moran
32 years experience Cardiology
Prevent leak-back: The valves keep the blood moving forward in the circulatory system. The blood moves in starts and stops, with each heart beat. So to keep it moving f ... Read More
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A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Calvin Weisberger
50 years experience Cardiology
Valves: infection,inflammation,degenerative changes can all cause valves to thicken
A 50-year-old member asked:
Dr. Robert Schlessel
Specializes in General Surgery
Mitral and aortic: The valves in the left side of the heart.
A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Raghuraman Vidhun
13 years experience Cardiology
Does not enlarge: Your heart valves don't enlarge. They can get thickened or calcified. They can get infected or destroyed by infection. The structures that support the ... Read More
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A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Amrit Singh
50 years experience Cardiology
Leaks: They dilate may cause backward blood leaks. symptoms depend upon severity.
A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Frederick Tibayan
22 years experience Thoracic Surgery
It depends: on the reason(s) the valves leak, how much, heart function, age, and other medical problems/history. I would recommend seeing a physician.
A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Paige Gutheil
18 years experience Family Medicine
Risk of hardening: Heart valves have a risk of "hardening" or becoming less flexible over time. Best way to prevent this is general healthy lifestyle and prevention of h ... Read More
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A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ehab Kasasbeh
19 years experience Cardiology
Age related: Most common cause of mild thickening is age-related. This is from repeated flow of blood that directly impacts the valve tissue. This can be accelerat ... Read More

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