A 44-year-old member asked:
Is there a difference between mitral valve prolapse and mitral regurgitation?
1 doctor answer
Dr. Nassir Azimi answered
22 years experience in Interventional Cardiology
Yes: One can have either without the other. Prolapsed mitral valve leaflets could leak. Leaking mitral valves could be prolapse. However, one can have prolapse and no regurgitation or regurgitation and no prolapse.
Answered on Sep 22, 2016
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