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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Harpoon enrolled ten patients with severe degenerative mitral valve disease at two clinical centers in Poland and assessed echocardiographic results using the Massachusetts General Hospital's Core Echocardiography Lab.
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