mitral valve prolapse

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mitral valve prolapse

Improper closure of the mitral valve (the valve between the left atrium and ventricle). Also called floppy valve syndrome.
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Noun1.mitral valve prolapse - cardiopathy resulting from the mitral valve not regulating the flow of blood between the left atrium and left ventricle of the heartmitral valve prolapse - cardiopathy resulting from the mitral valve not regulating the flow of blood between the left atrium and left ventricle of the heart
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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Myxomatous mitral valve degeneration (MMVD) is the most common heart disease in dogs (5, 29, 41) accounting for approximately two thirds of the cardiac caseload seen in small animal practice (1, 2, 38).
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Myxomatous mitral valve disease is the most common cardiac disease in dogs and prevalence is greatest in small geriatric populations.
The authors of the article titled " Supraventricular trigeminy in a dog with myxomatous mitral valve disease" declare that for all due purposes, the project that gave rise to the present data lias not been submitted to the Ethics Committee of the University / Research Institute "Centra Universitario Ritter dos Reis" for evaluation but they are aware of the content of the Brazilian resolutions of the Conselho Nacional de Controle de Experimentacao Animal (CONCEA) <http://www.mct.gov.br/index.
Long-term results of mitral valve reconstruction for regurgitation of the myxomatous mitral valve. J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg 1994;107:143-51.
Myxomatous mitral valve prolapse (MVP) is the most common indication for mitral valve surgery due to severe mitral regurgitation (MR).
Myxomatous mitral valve prolapse (MVP) with severe regurgitation (MR) is the most common cause for mitral valve surgery.
Small and older dogs frequently fall victim to a heart condition technically known as myxomatous mitral valve degeneration or, more commonly, mitral valve disease.
Effect of pimobendan or benazepril hydrochloride on survival times in dogs with congestive heart failure caused by naturally occurring myxomatous mitral valve disease: the Quest study.
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