mitral valve stenosis


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Related to mitral valve stenosis: Mitral valve regurgitation
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Noun1.mitral valve stenosis - obstruction or narrowing of the mitral valve (as by scarring from rheumatic fever)mitral valve 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
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Lutembacher syndrome is characterized by a congenital ostium secundum atrial septal defect and an acquired mitral valve stenosis.
Cleft was closed partially in two patients to avoid the risk of mitral valve stenosis.
Her coronary angiogram was normal, and the transthoracic echocardiogram (TTE) demonstrated severe rheumatic mitral valve stenosis, with moderate tricuspid valve regurgitation.
approximately 70,000 heart valve procedures are performed for mitral valve stenosis annually.
Her medical record review revealed a transthoracic echocardiogram two months prior to admission that documented mild mitralregurgitation, moderate mitral valve stenosis and a thickened valvular and subvalvular mitral apparatus with restricted motion of the posterior leaflet.
Mitral valve stenosis can cause tiredness and shortness of breath, among other problems.