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Where do you hear mitral valve?
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Dr. Louis Grenzer
Internal Medicine - Cardiology
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In brief: Under left nipple
Well, the point of maximal impulse of the heart, that is where we feel and can see the heart contract, is called the mitral area.
The sound made by the valve closing is usually loudest at that point. It is usually just below the left nipple but could be displaced if the heart is enlarged. The valve sound can be heard in other areas but is not as loud.

In brief: Under left nipple
Well, the point of maximal impulse of the heart, that is where we feel and can see the heart contract, is called the mitral area.
The sound made by the valve closing is usually loudest at that point. It is usually just below the left nipple but could be displaced if the heart is enlarged. The valve sound can be heard in other areas but is not as loud.
Dr. Louis Grenzer
Dr. Louis Grenzer
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Dr. Calvin Weisberger
Internal Medicine - Cardiology
In brief: Mitral
You generally don't hear the mitral valve unless it is a mechanical artificial valve.
When you do hear it, usually there is flow abnormality and conduction of the sound through the body to the hearing apparatus in the ear.

In brief: Mitral
You generally don't hear the mitral valve unless it is a mechanical artificial valve.
When you do hear it, usually there is flow abnormality and conduction of the sound through the body to the hearing apparatus in the ear.
Dr. Calvin Weisberger
Dr. Calvin Weisberger
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