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What does stage iia2 mean? (mitral valve prolapse)

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Dr. Venkata Chilakapati
Internal Medicine - Cardiology
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In brief: Mitral valve prolaps

Mitral valve has anterior (a) and posteriotr leaflets (p).
Prolapse has 4 stages. Stage i is mild, stage 2 is moderate, stage 3 is moderate to severe and stage 4 is severe degree. Anterior leaf let has three sections labeled as a1, a2, a3. Stage ii a2 means: a2 section shows moderate degree of prolapse.

In brief: Mitral valve prolaps

Mitral valve has anterior (a) and posteriotr leaflets (p).
Prolapse has 4 stages. Stage i is mild, stage 2 is moderate, stage 3 is moderate to severe and stage 4 is severe degree. Anterior leaf let has three sections labeled as a1, a2, a3. Stage ii a2 means: a2 section shows moderate degree of prolapse.
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