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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Long-term results of mitral valve reconstruction with Carpentier techniques in 148 patients with mitral insufficiency.
This paper presents a case of a patient admitted due to acute myocardial infarction of strictly posterior region which was complicated by the development of cardiogenic shock and acute ischemic mitral insufficiency.
This explains in part the mitral insufficiency often found with left ventricular dilatation.
Patients above 18 years of both genders, who were in sinus rhythm and having no significant systolic dysfunction or significant mitral insufficiency on echocardiography, were included in the study, using purposive non-probability sampling technique.
Mitral insufficiency is found most commonly in patients with carditis.
5 mm of thickness, with L-R shunt], Pulmonary Hypertension, 2nd degree tricuspid insufficiency, 1st degree pulmonary insufficiency, 1st degree mitral insufficiency, and mild stenosis in the left branch of the pulmonary artery.
As known, ischemic mitral insufficiency develops on normally mitral leaflets.
Aortic and/or mitral insufficiency were detected in 2 children and accepted as rheumatic heart disease.
The echocardiography showed serious mitral insufficiency resulting from rupture of the papillary muscle.
TOKYO - Prince Mikasa, an uncle of Emperor Akihito, was admitted to a Tokyo hospital Thursday after being diagnosed as suffering from acute left heart failure stemming from mitral insufficiency, the Imperial Household Agency said.