mitral valve

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Related to mitral valve: mitral valve prolapse, mitral valve stenosis, pulmonary valve, aortic valve, tricuspid valve, Mitral valve regurgitation

mitral valve

A valve of the heart, composed of two triangular flaps, that is located between the left atrium and left ventricle and regulates blood flow between these chambers. Also called bicuspid valve.

mitral valve

(Anatomy) the valve between the left atrium and the left ventricle of the heart, consisting of two membranous flaps, that prevents regurgitation of blood into the atrium. Also called: bicuspid valve

mi′tral valve`

the valve between the left atrium and left ventricle of the heart, consisting of two triangular flaps of tissue, that prevents blood from flowing back into the atrium when the ventricle contracts. Also called bicuspid valve. Compare tricuspid valve.
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Noun1.mitral valve - valve with two cuspsmitral valve - valve with two cusps; situated between the left atrium and the left ventricle
atrioventricular valve - either of two heart valves through which blood flows from the atria to the ventricles; prevents return of blood to the atrium

mi·tral valve

n. válvula mitral, válvula aurículoventricular izquierda del corazón.
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I have grave doubts as to my mitral valve, if you would be so very good.
Key clinical highlights included a 100 percent procedural success rate, reduction of mitral regurgitation to mild or less in all patients, brief procedure times, and two patients with 6-month echocardiographic follow up, both with stable mitral valve repairs and no mitral regurgitation.
Cardiosolutions' pioneering technology involves the use of a tethered atraumatic inflatable and volume adjustable balloon placed between the anterior and posterior mitral valve leaflets via a trans-apical approach on the beating heart.
Transesophageal examination confirmed the cystic swelling in the anterior mitral leaflet (Figure 1c) with severe mitral regurgitation (Figure 1d), with no other morphological changes in the mitral valve apparatus (Video supplement).
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The heart's mitral valve lies between theleft atriumand theleft ventricle.
The heart was continuously supplied with oxygenated blood and it remained in a state of slow beating to enable the mitral valve to be replaced with metallic valves.
To explain why SAM occurs after mitral valve repair, Varghese et al (1) described the two mechanisms; the 'venturi effect' and the 'drag effect'.
According to literature, we have performed tricuspid valve annuloplasty and mitral valve re-replacement with removing caged ball not to jeopardize patient's rest life.
Trans-thoracic and trans-esophageal echocardiogram revealed severe mitral regurgitation due to prolapse of the anterior mitral valve leaflet (AMVL), and a posteriorly directed regurgitant jet into the severely dilated left atrium was noted.

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