Mitral Valve Stenosis
Your mitral valve is located on the left side of your heart, between two chambers, the atrium and the ventricle. Blood is pumped from the left atrium through the mitral valve and into the left ventricle on its way to the aorta. The mitral valve allows blood to pass through but prevents it from flowing back. In mitral valve stenosis,...
Mitral stenosis is a valvular heart disease characterized by the narrowing of the
orifice of the mitral valve of the heart. File:Mitral valve diseases video.webm ...
Feb 24, 2016 ... Read our article and learn more on MedlinePlus: Mitral stenosis.
Sep 30, 2016 ... Mitral stenosis is a narrowing of the mitral valve opening. Learn about its causes
Aug 22, 2014 ... Mitral valve stenosis — or mitral stenosis — is a narrowing of the heart's mitral
valve. This abnormal valve doesn't open properly, blocking ...
Nov 6, 2014 ... Mitral stenosis (MS) is characterized by obstruction to left ventricular inflow at the
level of mitral valve due to structural abnormality of the mitral ...
Nov 6, 2014 ... The goal of medical treatment for mitral stenosis is to reduce recurrence of
rheumatic fever, provide prophylaxis for infective endocarditis, ...
What is mitral valve stenosis?Mitral valve stenosis is a heart condition in which
the mitral valve fails to open as wide as it should. Although it has no immediate ...
Mitral stenosis is a narrowing of the mitral valve in the heart. This restricts the flow
of blood through the valve. Back pressure which builds up behind...
In mitral stenosis, blood flow through the narrowed valve opening is reduced. As
a result, the volume and pressure of blood in the left atrium increases, and the ...