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Which heart valves are anchored by chordae tendinae to the heart muscle

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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Dr. Rick Koch
Dr. Rick Koch answered
21 years experience Cardiology
The mitral &: Tricuspid.

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Dr. Laurence Badgley
52 years experience General Practice
Yes : 37y fem. w. autonomic parasympathetic system disorder w. "twitching muscles, dis-coordination & brain-fog". Women w. Fibromyalgia, FM, experience ... Read More
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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 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Calvin Weisberger
50 years experience Cardiology
Heart attack: myocardial infarction is a heart attack most commonly, the cause is usually coronary artery plaque rupture and thrombosis
A 17-year-old male asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
48 years experience Pathology
A little: Regular exercise is good for the heart. Very vigorous and sustained exercise can increase the muscle of heart, but is not harmful. Have a healthy diet ... Read More
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 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Calvin Weisberger
50 years experience Cardiology
Tissue valves: The size of pig and cow valves approximates the size of human valves. They are chemically treated to decrease the likelihood of tissue rejection. The ... Read More
A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Calvin Weisberger
50 years experience Cardiology
Tissue valves: We use beef, pig and human aortic valves as replacements in humans. Those three most closely simulate the size of the human valves.
A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. Calvin Weisberger
50 years experience Cardiology
Heart valves: Heart valves need to be chosen for the individual patient. Different valves have their pluses and minuses and different valves 'fit' different people. ... Read More

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