mitral regurgitation


Also found in: Thesaurus, Medical, Legal, Financial, Acronyms, Encyclopedia, Wikipedia.

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.
References in periodicals archive ?
Secondary mitral regurgitation (MR) also known as the 'functional' MR, is not primarily due to underlying valve pathology.
Food and Drug Administration (FDA) approval for the most advanced MitraClip[TM] heart valve repair device to treat mitral regurgitation. The latest approval for the fourth-generation MitraClip device, MitraClip G4, puts new enhancements into the hands of physicians across the U.S.
The device clips portions of the leaflets, or flaps, of the mitral valve together to reduce the backflow of blood (known as mitral regurgitation, or MR), restoring the heart's ability to pump oxygenated blood more efficiently.
Among this cohort, the authors report that 3,570 individuals (1.08 percent) had a diagnosis of valvular heart disease (aortic stenosis, 0.45 percent; aortic regurgitation, 0.19 percent; and mitral regurgitation, 0.53 percent).
Cooper University Health Care announced that it is offering a new treatment option for high-risk heart patients with a severe form of leaky mitral valve disorder, mitral regurgitation, and who were deemed too frail or sick to undergo open heart surgery.
Abbott announced positive late-breaking data from two separate analyses of the COAPT Trial showing additional key benefits from treatment with MitraClip for heart failure patients with clinically significant secondary mitral regurgitation, or leaky heart valve.
According to some earlier studies, MVP was considered to be a disease with frequent and serious complications including stroke, atrial fibrillation, heart failure, and mitral regurgitation due to myxomatous degeneration, redundancy of the valve, and supraventricular arrhythmias (8,9,10).
Mitral valve regurgitation (MR) may be classified as primary or secondary/ functional mitral regurgitation (FMR) depending on the presence or absence of a primary mitral valve pathology causing the regurgitation.
Experts at Northwell Health say that a leaky mitral valve, also known as mitral regurgitation, can cause blood to flow backwards and leak into the left atrium of the heart when the heart is contracting.And that can lead to heart failure.
Silicon Valley, CA, September 08, 2018 --(PR.com)-- Mitre Medical has been invited to introduce the Mitral Touch epicardial annuloplasty system that enables a beating heart option for the surgical treatment of mitral regurgitation during the 9 September Innovator's Day poster session, as part of the PCR London Valves meeting, to be held 9-11 September in London, UK.