The mitral valve. The mitral valve. The mitral valve.
The mitral valve is closed when the left ventricle is contracting.
yes! i have it worse i have not only that but also mitral valve prolapse mitral regurgitation.
Heart attacks that damage the structures that support the mitral valve are a common cause of mitral valve insufficiency. Myxomatous degeneration can cause a "floppy" mitral valve that leaks.
The mitral valve is also known as the bicuspid valve.
Mitral stenosis is the medical term meaning narrowing of the mitral valve.
Mitral valve repair is a surgical procedure used to improve the function of a stenotic (narrowed), prolapsed, or insufficient mitral valve of the heart.
Mitral regurgitation is backflow of blood through the mitral valve.
Twice as many women as men are affected by mitral valve stenosis. About 60% of patients with mitral valve stenosis have had rheumatic fever.