mitral stenosis


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mitral stenosis

n.
A narrowing of the mitral valve, usually caused by disease and resulting in an obstruction to the flow of blood from the left atrium to the left ventricle.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.mitral stenosis - obstruction or narrowing of the mitral valve (as by scarring from rheumatic fever)mitral stenosis - obstruction or narrowing of the mitral valve (as by scarring from rheumatic fever)
stenosis, stricture - abnormal narrowing of a bodily canal or passageway
valvular heart disease - heart disease caused by stenosis of the cardiac valves and obstructed blood flow or caused by degeneration and blood regurgitation
Translations

mi·tral ste·no·sis

n. estenosis mitral, estrechez del orificio izquierdo aurículo-ventricular.
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Long-term data published in EuroIntervention showed that the expected decrease in Mitral Vale Area (MVA) after repair with the MitraClip(R) system to correct mitral regurgitation (MR) is not associated with clinically significant mitral stenosis.
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Systolic dysfunction of the left ventricle was complicated further by severe mitral regurgitation with reversal of blood flow in the pulmonary veins in 10 cases, moderate mitral regurgitation in 32, severe aortic insufficiency in 1, moderate aortic insufficiency in 7, mild aortic stenosis in 2, moderate mitral stenosis in 1, mild mitral stenosis in 1, atrial flutter in 8, atrial fibrillation with a rapid ventricular response in 7, and ventricular tachycardia in 1.
She most recently presented with a progressive dysrhythmia and was found to have prosthetic aortic stenosis and mitral stenosis with extensive calcification.
Part D Mitral Stenosis, 000 16 Pathology of mitral stenosis, 000 17 Echocardiography of mitral stenosis, 000 18 MRi of mitral stenosis, 000 19 Catheter-based mitral valvuloplasty, 000 20 Surgical management of mitral stenosis, 000
Cardiac physical examination revealed murmurs of mitral stenosis and regurgitation, a prominent a wave in the jugular venous pulse, and a loud pulmonic valvular closure sound.
Left ventricular function in patients with mitral stenosis has been investigated during the last decades.
In patients with valve lesions, organic mitral regurgitation and mitral stenosis represented the most common pathologies--27.