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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Mitral valve disease, including mitral regurgitation (MR) and mitral stenosis (MS), is the most prevalent type of VHD.
It targets patients with severe degenerative Mitral Regurgitation who are too high-risk for open heart surgery and do not have other treatment options available to them.
Boston Scientific announced it has closed an investment and entered into an acquisition option agreement with Millipede, a privately-held company that has developed the IRIS Transcatheter Annuloplasty Ring System for the treatment of severe mitral regurgitation, or MR.
a privately held medical technology company pioneering beating-heart repair for degenerative mitral regurgitation.
Harpoon Medical is a specialist in beating-heart repair for degenerative mitral regurgitation.
Harpoon Medical Inc is a privately held medical technology company pioneering beating-heart repair for degenerative mitral regurgitation (DMR).
Through this study, published in PLOS Medicine, the researchers determined that a link exists between high blood pressure in your younger years and a much greater risk of mitral regurgitation as you age.
Presented as a First Report Investigation at the Transcatheter Cardiovascular Therapeutics (TCT) Annual Meeting and simultaneously published in the Journal of the American College of Cardiology (JACC), data from the first 50 consecutive patients enrolled in the Intrepid Pilot Study demonstrated successful device implantation and a substantial reduction in mitral regurgitation at 30-days.
It found that higher blood pressure in early life was associated with a significantly greater future risk of mitral regurgitation, a condition which makes the heart less efficient at pumping blood around the body and in severe cases can lead to heart failure.
The findings showed that higher blood pressure in early life was associated with a significantly greater future risk of mitral regurgitation - a condition which makes the heart less efficient at pumping blood around the body, and in severe cases can lead to heart failure.
Mitral regurgitation leads to a backflow of blood into the heart, causing symptoms such as shortness of breath, tiredness, dizziness and chest pain.
Objective: To determine the frequency of ischemic mitral regurgitation, determine severity and defining its complications among patients with acute myocardial infarction (MI).