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Where is mitral bicuspid valve located in the heart?

Where is mitral bicuspid valve located in the heart?

Mitral Valve: Bicuspid mitral valve is redundant. The (normal) mitral valve is bicuspid and named after a bishop's miter, which it resembles. The valve is located between the left atrium and left ventricle. It opens during diastole to fill the ventricle and closes during systole to prevent blood from leaking back. ...Read more

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Valve (Definition)

A valve is a structure that regulates the direction of flow. The heart is a special kind of pump. It moves blood by squeezing and relaxing. There are 4 chambers and each chamber has a valve. This keeps blood from moving backwards when the heart squeezes. When a chamber squeezes it lets the blood move forward but when the chamber is relaxed it prevents the blood from ...Read more


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Where is mitral valve located in the heart?

Where is mitral valve located in the heart?

Left side: The mitral valve is located on the left side of the heart, between the left atrium and the left ventricle. ...Read more

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When is the mitral valve in the heart closed?

When is the mitral valve in the heart closed?

Mitral valve: During ventricular systole the rising pressure in the left ventricle causes the mitral valve to close. ...Read more

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Could you tell me what happens if your mitral valve in your heart is closing?

Could you tell me what happens if your mitral valve in your heart is closing?

Mitral stenosis: Mitral stenosis forces pulmonary vein pressure up and causes pulmonary edema to form and right heart pressure to increase. Atrial arrhythmia s may occur. Right heart failure may happen and progress. ...Read more

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Is taking msm a bad choice for one that has mitral heart valve problems problems?

Is  taking  msm  a  bad  choice for  one  that  has  mitral  heart valve  problems problems?

Probably: Msm is a sulfur compound sold to people as a supplement. It is not an fda-regulated prescription drug, so it's effects, it's quality, it's consistency, it's benefits, and it's dangers are not well studied and may be unknown. Msm is not proven to help people, and people are not proven to be missing msm. This all means that msm needs more research before it can be considered not "a bad choice". ...Read more

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I had a 2d echo on my heart and my mitral valve doesnt close at all, not even a little bit, just stays open is this normal?

I had a 2d echo on my heart  and my mitral valve doesnt close at all, not even a little bit, just stays open is this normal?

Mitral valve: I suggest you discuss with your doctor, I think you've got something wrong. The mitral valve closes and when it doesn't close properly, it almost never 'doesn't close at all', this would have you in severe heart failure constantly or worse. ...Read more

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Are root canals harmful to her mitral valve heart condition. Why is this?

Are root canals harmful to her mitral valve heart condition. Why is this?

Root canals are not: The need for a root canal is the irreversable damaage to the rooth nerve. This results in an abscess. If the abcess is not addressed, the infection can definitely be harmful to the mitral valve. The root canal is one treatment option , replacement with an implant is another, but the infection must be addressed. See a dentist. ...Read more

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I have to have two heart valves replaced.MITRAL AND AORTIC are these the worst ones? Also together at the same time plz

I have to have two heart valves replaced.MITRAL AND AORTIC are these the worst ones? Also together at the same time plz

RHD?: I assume you have rheumatic heart disease? At your age, if your general health is good, kidney function normal, no lung disease, your surgery should be very low risk and very successful. Be sure your teeth are in good condition before surgery or get them repaired beforehand as dental infection poses a grave risk to your new artificial valves. Best wishes to you! ...Read more

Bicuspid (Definition)

It refers to teeth with two cusps or bumps. The bicuspids are usually located between the molars which have 4 to 5 cusps and the cuspids or eye teeth which have one cusp. Most people have 8 ...Read more