mitral regurgitation

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mitral regurgitation

n.
The backward flow of blood from the left ventricle into the left atrium of the heart, caused by incompetent closure of the mitral valve. Also called mitral insufficiency.
Translations

mi·tral re·gur·gi·ta·tion

n. regurgitación mitral, flujo sanguíneo retrógrado del ventrículo izquierdo a la aurícula izquierda causado por lesión de la válvula mitral.
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This study proved that chest X-ray is more reliable in patients with MR than in patients with AR, and CTI is not an indicator of the degree of left heart valve regurgitation.