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what is the purpose of the papillary muscles

A 32-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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A 33-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 67-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 37-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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Dr. Bennett Werner
43 years experience Cardiology
Correct!: Mitral regurgitation is the correct answer!
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Dr. Rick Koch
Dr. Rick Koch answered
21 years experience Cardiology
If the echo is: Normal there really is no papillary muscle dysfunction.
A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Paul Cohen
27 years experience Family Medicine
Multiple: Pfrimmer deep muscle therapy was developed by therese pfrimmer; and is utilized for a variety of conditions including als, stroke, cerebral palsy, m.S ... Read More
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Dr. James Shoemaker
39 years experience General Practice
Neither: Lean meats, eggs, low fat cottage cheese and white fish or shellfish are more balanced in their Amino Acid content, and much less expensive than whey ... Read More
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