A 25-year-old member asked:
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are the chordae tendinae located in both ventricles?

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Dr. Andrew Kaplan
33 years experience Cardiology
Yes: Both the tricuspid and mitral valves are held in position by chordae.
Answered on Oct 7, 2020
Dr. Rick Koch
Dr. Rick Koch answered
21 years experience Cardiology
Yes: These serve as the support "strings" for the mitral & tricuspid valves.
Answered on Sep 18, 2013

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