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Mitral stenosis

Mitral stenosis: Introduction

Mitral stenosis: Narrowing of the mitral heart valve. More detailed information about the symptoms, causes, and treatments of Mitral stenosis is available below.

Symptoms of Mitral stenosis

Treatments for Mitral stenosis

Home Diagnostic Testing

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Wrongly Diagnosed with Mitral stenosis?

Mitral stenosis: Related Patient Stories

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

Commonly undiagnosed diseases in related medical categories:

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 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 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. 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, 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 more »

Hypertension misdiagnosis common in children: Hypertension is often misdiagnosed in adults (see misdiagnosis of hypertension), but more »

Mitral stenosis: Research Doctors & Specialists

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Hospitals & Clinics: Mitral stenosis

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Choosing the Best Hospital: More general information, not necessarily in relation to Mitral stenosis, on hospital performance and surgical care quality:

Mitral stenosis: Rare Types

Rare types of diseases and disorders in related medical categories:

Latest Treatments for Mitral stenosis

Evidence Based Medicine Research for Mitral stenosis

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Mitral stenosis: Animations

Research about Mitral stenosis

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Clinical Trials for Mitral stenosis

The US based website lists information on both federally and privately supported clinical trials using human volunteers.

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Mitral stenosis: Broader Related Topics

Mitral stenosis Message Boards

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User Interactive Forums

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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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