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A 62-year-old male asked:

Normal mitral valve.there is physiologic mitral regurgitation."what does "there is physiologic mitral regurgitation." means on echocardiogram report?

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Dr. Ira Friedlander
Cardiac Electrophysiology 43 years experience
No biological valve: is going to seal perfectly. There will always be a little bit of a leak. This is physiological. In other words normal and expected.
Last updated Feb 2, 2021


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