Mitral stenosis: Introduction
Mitral stenosis: Narrowing of the mitral heart valve.
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causes, and treatments of Mitral stenosis is available below.
Symptoms of Mitral stenosis
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Treatments for Mitral stenosis
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treatments for Mitral stenosis
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Mitral stenosis: Deaths
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Mitral stenosis: Complications
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Causes of Mitral stenosis
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Disease Topics Related To Mitral stenosis
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Mitral stenosis: Undiagnosed Conditions
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Misdiagnosis and Mitral stenosis
Heart attacks can be undiagnosed: Although the most severe symptoms of heart attack are hard to miss,
there are varying degrees of severity.
It is altogether too common for people to die from...read more »
Heart attacks can be overdiagnosed: Although many people die from heart attacks, there are also
many cases where people fear that they have a heart attack, but actually have something milder.
Some of the conditions which...read more »
Rare heart condition often undiagnosed: The rare heart condition called long QT syndrome can lead to episodes of palpitations
and rapid heartbeat.
In rare cases, this undiagnosed condition can be fatal.
It...read more »
Heart attack can be over-diagnosed: Although heart attack is often undiagnosed,
leading to fatality, it can also be over-diagnosed.
People become concerned that a condition is a heart attack,
whereas...read more »
Blood pressure cuffs misdiagnose hypertension in children: One known misdiagnosis issue
with hyperension, arises in relation to the simple equipment used to test blood pressure.
The "cuff" around the...read more »
Hypertension misdiagnosis common in children: Hypertension is often
misdiagnosed in adults (see misdiagnosis of hypertension), but its...read more »
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Mitral stenosis: Rare Types
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Latest Treatments for Mitral stenosis
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Evidence Based Medicine Research for Mitral stenosis
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Clinical Trials for Mitral stenosis
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and privately supported clinical trials using human volunteers.
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Mitral stenosis: Broader Related Topics
Types of Mitral stenosis
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Definitions of Mitral stenosis:
A rheumatic disease causing diffuse thickening of the mitral valve leaflets by fibrous tissue or calcific deposits. (Harrison's Principles of Internal Medicine, 13th ed, p1052)
- (Source - Diseases Database)
Obstruction or narrowing of the mitral valve (as by scarring from rheumatic fever)
- (Source - WordNet 2.1)
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