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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Mitral valve disease, including mitral regurgitation (MR) and mitral stenosis (MS), is the most prevalent type of VHD.
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Objective: To know the regression of right ventricular pressure after successful percutaneous transluminalmitral commissurotomy (PTMC) in patients with severe isolated mitral stenosis.
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Ischaemic strokes are more in permanent AF, Non valvular atrial fibrillation and rheumatic severe mitral stenosis.
In India, rheumatic mitral stenosis (MS) comprises 88% of heart diseases complicating pregnancy.
Myxoma-induced dyspnea in a pregnant woman with any causes (paradoxical embolism, peripheral embolism, function mitral stenosis or functional mitral regurgitation, pulmonary edema, or fluid overload) causes hypoxia, which is fatal to the fetus.
MVR is a common treatment for mitral valve disease, including mitral stenosis (when the valve doesnt allow enough blood flow) and mitral regurgitation (when blood leaks backwards out of the valve).
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