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Where does blood go after the mitral valve

A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. William Scott
39 years experience Pediatric Cardiology
Lef t Ventricle: Blood that is carrying oxygen returns from the lungs to the left atrium. From there it crosses the mitral valve to the left ventricle. The blood is th ... Read More
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Dr. Daniel Zanger
33 years experience Cardiology
Mitral valve : After crossing the mitral valve blood flows into the left ventricle and then pushed across the aortic valve into the aorta and to the systemic circula ... Read More
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A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Louis Grenzer
55 years experience Cardiology
Left ventricle: It passes from the left atrium through the mitral valve and into the left ventricle from which it is pumped out to the body.
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Dr. Calvin Weisberger
51 years experience Cardiology
Mitral valve: Blood flows through the mitral valve into the left ventricular cavity. As systole raises pressure the mitral valve closes and the aortic valve opens a ... Read More
A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Andrew Chung
27 years experience Cardiology
Around it: The blood going around and past the mitral valve is oxygenated.
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Dr. Calvin Weisberger
51 years experience Cardiology
Mitral: The oxygenated blood from the lung passes through the mitral valve.
A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Shenouda
21 years experience Cardiology
High BP is not safe: I'm not sure if i understand your question correctly but high blood pressure needs to be controlled. You should review your active medications with yo ... Read More
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A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. Benjamin Nguyen
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No: Mitral stenosis reduces the amount of blood filling the left ventricle. The mitral valve is the valve between the left atrium and left ventricle. The ... Read More
A 44-year-old female asked:
Dr. Paul Garrett
40 years experience Radiology
Radiologist answer: "Trace" regurge of any heart valve is not expected to be clinically significant, until it gets worse. Large clots in the heart are seen on routine ec ... Read More
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A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Berman
36 years experience Cardiology
Probably not: Most patients with mitral valve prolapse (mvp) do not need beta blockers. In a few, there may be symptoms such as palpitations or chest pain which ma ... Read More
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A 49-year-old male asked:
Dr. Charles Zaroulis
56 years experience Hematology
Agree: Such measures are useful but cannot guarantee being clot free
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A 26-year-old member asked:
Dr. Morris Westfried
46 years experience Dermatology
No: You should be on antibiotics in advance to minimize chance of infection. You also are going to bleed because of the coumadin (warfarin). I doubt your ... Read More
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A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Stacy Yamasaki
34 years experience Radiology
Should be safe: if your doctor thinks that blood tests are needed you should get them. Mitral valve prolapse is not a reason to not have needed blood tests.
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