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What is Mitral regurgitation?

What is Mitral regurgitation?

The backflow of blood between the two left heart chambers because a problem with the mitral valve prevents it from closing properly. Blood flows ...more »

  • Mitral regurgitation: A condition which is characterized by a regurgitation of blood from the left ventricle into the atrium due to a problem with the mitral valve.
  • Mitral regurgitation: Backflow of blood from the left ventricle into the left atrium, owing to imperfect functioning of the mitral valve.
    Source - Diseases Database

Mitral regurgitation: Introduction

Types of Mitral regurgitation:

Broader types of Mitral regurgitation:

How serious is Mitral regurgitation?

Complications of Mitral regurgitation: see complications of Mitral regurgitation

What causes Mitral regurgitation?

Causes of Mitral regurgitation: see causes of Mitral regurgitation
Cause of Mitral regurgitation: Valve disorder allowing backflow of blood back into the atrium

What are the symptoms of Mitral regurgitation?

Symptoms of Mitral regurgitation: see symptoms of Mitral regurgitation

Complications of Mitral regurgitation: see complications of Mitral regurgitation

Can anyone else get Mitral regurgitation?

More information: see contagiousness of Mitral regurgitation
Inheritance: see inheritance of Mitral regurgitation

Mitral regurgitation: Testing

Diagnostic testing: see tests for Mitral regurgitation.

Misdiagnosis: see misdiagnosis and Mitral regurgitation.

How is it treated?

Treatments for Mitral regurgitation: see treatments for Mitral regurgitation
Research for Mitral regurgitation: see research for Mitral regurgitation

Organs Affected by Mitral regurgitation:

Organs and body systems related to Mitral regurgitation include:

Name and Aliases of Mitral regurgitation

Main name of condition: Mitral regurgitation

Other names or spellings for Mitral regurgitation:

mitral incompetence, mitral insufficiency

Mitral valve regurgitation, Mitral valve incompetence Source - Diseases Database

Mitral regurgitation: Related Conditions

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