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Papillary muscle dysfunction. what makes the murmur?

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Dr. Joseph Bassett
Thoracic Surgery 60 years experience
Leaky mitral valve: The murmur is due to intermittent leakage of the mitral valve as a result of papillary muscle dysfunction. Papillary muscle dysfunction is due to myocardial damage or myocardial ischemic.
Dr. Calvin Weisberger
Cardiology 51 years experience
Papillary muscle: Papillary muscle dysfunction causes abnormality in closing the mitral valve and mitral insufficiency results.

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