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Mitral valve


The mitral valve, also known as the bicuspid valve or left atrioventricular valve, is a dual-flap valve in the heart that lies between the left atrium and the left ...

Problem: Mitral Valve Regurgitation - American Heart Association


May 26, 2016 ... Mitral regurgitation is leakage of blood backward through the mitral valve each time the left ventricle contracts. Learn about ongoing care of this ...

Mitral valve surgery - minimally invasive: MedlinePlus Medical ...


Minimally invasive mitral valve surgery is done through several small cuts. Another type of operation, open mitral valve surgery requires a larger cut.

Mitral Valve Prolapse: Symptoms, Causes, and Treatment - WebMD


Nov 21, 2015 ... WebMD explains the causes, symptoms, and treatments for mitral valve prolapse.

Mitral Valve Disease | The Patient Guide to Heart, Lung, and ...


The mitral valve is one of the two main valves on the left side of your heart. Normally, the mitral valve has two flaps (leaflets) that open and close, allowing blood ...

Mitral Valve Anatomy: Overview, Gross Anatomy, Microscopic Anatomy


Sep 8, 2015 ... The human heart has 4 valves. The mitral valve connects the left atrium (LA) and the left ventricle (LV).

Overview - Mitral valve regurgitation - Mayo Clinic


Mar 22, 2016 ... Mitral valve regurgitation — also called mitral regurgitation, mitral insufficiency or mitral incompetence — is a condition in which your heart's ...

Mitral Valve: Mitral Valve Repair | Cleveland Clinic


Mitral valve repair is the surgical treatment of choice for mitral regurgitation. Learn more about it from the nation's top ranked heart center, Cleveland Clinic.

Diseases of the Mitral Valve - Texas Heart Institute Heart Information ...


Three diseases of the mitral valve in the heart are mitral valve prolapse, mitral regurgitation, and mitral stenosis.

Mitral valve prolapse - Mayo Clinic


In most people, mitral valve prolapse isn't life-threatening and doesn't require treatment or changes in lifestyle. Some people with mitral valve prolapse, however ...

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