mitral stenosis


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mitral stenosis

n.
A narrowing of the mitral valve, usually caused by disease and resulting in an obstruction to the flow of blood from the left atrium to the left ventricle.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.mitral stenosis - obstruction or narrowing of the mitral valve (as by scarring from rheumatic fever)mitral 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
Translations

mi·tral ste·no·sis

n. estenosis mitral, estrechez del orificio izquierdo aurículo-ventricular.
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Echocardiography was consistent with rheumatic mitral stenosis (Figure 1c-d, Video 2).
This medical condition is called mitral stenosis. The increase in occurrence of rheumatic fever is subsequently surging the number of people suffering from mitral stenosis.
In mitral stenosis balloon mitral valvuloplasty is the procedure of choice for most patients with mitral stenosis, he remarked.
As she got older, she began to develop mitral stenosis, a narrowing of the mitral valve that regulates blood flow from the left atrium to the left ventricle.
NT-ProBNP as a Potential Marker of Left Atrial Dysfunction in Rheumatic Mitral Stenosis: Correlation with Left Atrial Function after PBMV.
Keywords: End-diastolic trans-mitral gradient, Percutaneous transvenous mitral Commissurotomy, Mitral Stenosis.
Sheena Joseph, a pregnant mother of three children was facing breathing difficulties as a result of an unusual form of heart disease, Rheumatic Valvular Mitral Stenosis.
Mitral stenosis is the most common valvular pathology between RMVD.
[14] These data are consistent with those in a study of 80 women with rheumatic valve stenosis, which reported pulmonary oedema in mild (24%), moderate (34%) and severe (56%) cases of mitral stenosis during pregnancy.
The first approach is to perform edge-to-edge (Alfieri) repair with a clip or suture, which opposes the centers of the two mitral leaflets producing a double-barrel opening for reducing the MR while avoiding mitral stenosis. (7) The other approach is insertion of a device in the CS for attempting to mimic the effects of a surgically-placed annuloplasty ring.
* Severe mitral stenosis or severe symptomatic aortic stenosis.
Although DOACs are not approved for AFib caused by valve damage, they are used with increasing frequency in patients with rheumatic heart disease or mitral stenosis, as well.