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Why is chordae tendinae for one valve in a heart longer than those attached to another valve?
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Dr. Vishnu Gaiha
Internal Medicine - Cardiology
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In brief: Chordae tendinae
It is usually congenital & can lead to mitral valve prolapse.

In brief: Chordae tendinae
It is usually congenital & can lead to mitral valve prolapse.
Dr. Vishnu Gaiha
Dr. Vishnu Gaiha
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Dr. Louis Grenzer
Internal Medicine - Cardiology
In brief: Tough question
I think this is just one of those questions that can only be answered by saying that's just the way it is.
You know, why do leopards have spots and zebras have stripes. God made them that way. Now if the chordae tendinae become abnormally long, the valve can begin to leak.

In brief: Tough question
I think this is just one of those questions that can only be answered by saying that's just the way it is.
You know, why do leopards have spots and zebras have stripes. God made them that way. Now if the chordae tendinae become abnormally long, the valve can begin to leak.
Dr. Louis Grenzer
Dr. Louis Grenzer
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