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what is the function of the chordae tendinae and papillary muscles

A 23-year-old member asked:
Dr. Shahin Tavackoli
22 years experience Cardiology
See earlier: Please see my earlier answer to the same question. The papillary muscles are part of the apparatus of the valve, they connect the chordae to the vent ... Read More
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Dr. Nassir Azimi
22 years experience Interventional Cardiology
Structure o valve: The valve leaflets are tethered by the chordae tendinae and the papilary muscles. The contraction of the papilary muscles then in turn cause movement ... Read More

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A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Fenster
30 years experience Cardiology
Papillary muscles: The ventricular tissue that give rise to the chordae are often referred to as papillary muscles.
Dr. Calvin Weisberger
50 years experience Cardiology
Papillary muscles: The papillary muscles are the muscular attachments of the chordae. These along with the valve leaflets and annuli are the mitral and tricuspid apparat ... Read More
A 27-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Fenster
30 years experience Cardiology
Papillary muscles: The ventricular tissue that give rise to the chordae are often referred to as papillary muscles.
Dr. Bennett Werner
43 years experience Cardiology
Papillary muscles: They are papillary muscles.
A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Fenster
30 years experience Cardiology
Papillary muscles: The ventricular tissue that give rise to the chordae are often referred to as papillary muscles.
A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Randy Kiewe
26 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 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Rick Koch
Dr. Rick Koch answered
21 years experience Cardiology
Ischemia,: Abnormal mitral valves and lv dysfunction.
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Dr. Andrew Doe
19 years experience Interventional Radiology
TEE: Tee is the best way to evaluate papillary muscles.
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Dr. Joseph Bassett
59 years experience Thoracic Surgery
Leaky mitral valve: The murmur is due to intermittent leakage of the mitral valve as a result of papillary muscle dysfunction. Papillary muscle dysfunction is due to myoc ... Read More
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A 63-year-old male asked:
Dr. John Chiu
Dr. John Chiu answered
56 years experience Allergy and Immunology
Not for this forum: You are asking very technical questions which should be addressed by your cardiologist.
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A 31-year-old male asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Webber
31 years experience Cardiology
Hard to say: Tough to tell. Usually whenever i see that reference it is describing mild thickening or simply a visual impression of an entity slightly more obvious ... Read More
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