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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


Sep 21, 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 ...


Read our article and learn more on MedlinePlus: Mitral valve surgery - minimally invasive.

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 ...

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.

What Are the Signs and Symptoms of Mitral Valve Prolapse ...


Jun 22, 2016 ... Most people who have mitral valve prolapse (MVP) aren't affected by the condition. They don't have any symptoms or major mitral valve ...

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).

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.

What Is Mitral Valve Prolapse? - NHLBI, NIH


Jun 22, 2016 ... Mitral valve prolapse (MVP) is a condition in which the heart's mitral valve doesn't work well. The flaps of the valve are “floppy” and may not ...

Mitral Valve Prolapse: Symptoms , Causes & Treatment - MedicineNet


Nov 9, 2015 ... Learn about mitral valve prolapse (MVP), the most common heart valve abnormality. Symptoms include fatigue, palpitations, chest pain, anxiety ...

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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 ...

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 ...