mitral valve

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mitral valve

A valve of the heart, composed of two triangular flaps, that is located between the left atrium and left ventricle and regulates blood flow between these chambers. Also called bicuspid valve.

mitral valve

(Anatomy) the valve between the left atrium and the left ventricle of the heart, consisting of two membranous flaps, that prevents regurgitation of blood into the atrium. Also called: bicuspid valve

mi′tral valve`

the valve between the left atrium and left ventricle of the heart, consisting of two triangular flaps of tissue, that prevents blood from flowing back into the atrium when the ventricle contracts. Also called bicuspid valve. Compare tricuspid valve.
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Noun1.mitral valve - valve with two cuspsmitral valve - valve with two cusps; situated between the left atrium and the left ventricle
atrioventricular valve - either of two heart valves through which blood flows from the atria to the ventricles; prevents return of blood to the atrium

mi·tral valve

n. válvula mitral, válvula aurículoventricular izquierda del corazón.
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I have grave doubts as to my mitral valve, if you would be so very good.
Mitral valve disease, including mitral regurgitation (MR) and mitral stenosis (MS), is the most prevalent type of VHD.
Baby Omar was the first child in UAE to receive a mitral valve transplant and this life saving surgery in such a tiny child weighing less than 1.
The HARPOON system is designed to facilitate echo-guided repair of mitral valve regurgitation by stabilizing the prolapsed mitral valve leaflet to restore proper coaptation and valve function.
These early outcomes with the Intrepid TMVR System are encouraging as we investigate a minimally-invasive alternative to surgical mitral valve replacement," said Paul Sorajja, M.
5 In early era, it was considered that left AV valve is a trifoliate valve different from mitral valve morphologically, so it was not needed to join superior and inferior bridging leaflets.
Methods: This retrospective cohort study was conducted at the Aga Khan University Hospital, Karachi, and comprised records of patients who had undergone isolated mitral valve replacement from May 2003 to April 2012.
2 %) patients required mitral valve replacement d ue to valve dysfunction.
When the mitral valve starts to malfunction, the resulting backwash of blood creates turbulence, resulting in an additional, abnormal sound called a heart murmur.
CardiobandTM permits physicians to repair the mitral valve in a first-line setting while preserving the option to perform future percutaneous or surgical valve repair and/or replacement.
Results: Total 120 patients undergone through mitral valve replacement.

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