mitral regurgitation

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Related to Mitral valve insufficiency: mitral valve prolapse, mitral valve stenosis, Aortic valve insufficiency, Tricuspid Valve Insufficiency

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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