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Is mitral valve regurgitation inherited?

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Dr. Mark Stern
Internal Medicine - Cardiology
3 doctors agree

In brief: Sometimes

Like most conditions it is part inherited tendancy and part environment.

In brief: Sometimes

Like most conditions it is part inherited tendancy and part environment.
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Dr. Brian Mott
Mitral regurgitation results from weakening of the leaflet tissue or chordae in simple degenerative mr. Barlows disease is more severe tissue degeneration. Papillary muscle dysfunction usually is because of heart attack. Some of the tissue malformations may be hereditary to some degree
Dr. Fayaz Shawl
Internal Medicine - Cardiology

In brief: Yes

There is a form of mitral regurgitation due to mitral valve prolapse, also called a floppy valve which can run in families.

In brief: Yes

There is a form of mitral regurgitation due to mitral valve prolapse, also called a floppy valve which can run in families.
Dr. Fayaz Shawl
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