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Where is the chordae tendinae located

A 26-year-old member asked:
Dr. Shahin Tavackoli
22 years experience Cardiology
Inside the ventricle: Chordae attach the valve to its papillary muscles. They are located on the ventricular side of the valve.
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Dr. Mathew Chengot
42 years experience Cardiology
Heart: This id the structure that holds the heart valves in place - on thae right side is called tricuspid valve and left side mitral valve these valves are ... Read More

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A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Fenster
30 years experience Cardiology
Below: The chordae tendinae are attached to the underside of the tricuspid (right side of the heart between the right atrium and right ventricle) and the mit ... Read More
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Dr. Calvin Weisberger
50 years experience Cardiology
Chordae: The chordae are support structures for the mitral and tricuspid valves. When they are damaged, valvar insufficiency results. This can be severe enough ... Read More
A 25-year-old member asked:
Dr. Andrew Kaplan
33 years experience Cardiology
Yes: Both the tricuspid and mitral valves are held in position by chordae.
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Dr. Rick Koch answered
21 years experience Cardiology
Yes: These serve as the support "strings" for the mitral & tricuspid valves.
A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Randy Kiewe
26 years experience Cardiology
Left and right: 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 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Shahin Tavackoli
22 years experience Cardiology
Yes: But it is rarely done by itself. It usually is part of a mitral valve replacement/repair operation.
A 27-year-old member asked:
Dr. Randy Kiewe
26 years experience Cardiology
Close heart valves: The chordae tendineae are cord-like tendons that connect the papillary muscles to the tricuspid valve and the mitral valve in the heart. These muscle ... Read More
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A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. Shahin Tavackoli
22 years experience Cardiology
See earlier: Please see my earlier answer regarding damaged chordae.
A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Alon Gitig
19 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 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Fenster
30 years experience Cardiology
The valvular leaflet: The chordae tendinae function like the chords on a parachute that attach to the chute mechanism. Without the chords to provide tension and anchor the ... Read More
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Valve prolapse: chordae tendenae in a structure that normally exist in every heart, it is related to 2 of the valves of the heart: the mitral valve and the tricuspid ... Read More
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