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Mitral valve stenosis causes blood to leak back to where when ventricles contract?

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Dr. Benjamin Nguyen
Anesthesiology

In brief: No

Mitral stenosis reduces the amount of blood filling the left ventricle.
The mitral valve is the valve between the left atrium and left ventricle. The left atrium is responsible for filling the left ventricle.

In brief: No

Mitral stenosis reduces the amount of blood filling the left ventricle.
The mitral valve is the valve between the left atrium and left ventricle. The left atrium is responsible for filling the left ventricle.
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