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What is the significance of nonfunctional or defective chordae tendinae?
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Dr. Calvin Weisberger
Internal Medicine - Cardiology
In brief: Heart disease
The chordae are support structures for the mitral and tricuspid valves.
When they are damaged, valvar insufficiency results. This can be severe enough to cause congestive heart failure either acute or chronic.

In brief: Heart disease
The chordae are support structures for the mitral and tricuspid valves.
When they are damaged, valvar insufficiency results. This can be severe enough to cause congestive heart failure either acute or chronic.
Dr. Calvin Weisberger
Dr. Calvin Weisberger
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Dr. Shahin Tavackoli
Internal Medicine - Cardiology
In brief: See earlier
Please see my earlier answer regarding damaged chordae.

In brief: See earlier
Please see my earlier answer regarding damaged chordae.
Dr. Shahin Tavackoli
Dr. Shahin Tavackoli
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