prolapse

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prolapse

Pathol
the sinking or falling down of an organ or part, esp the womb

prolapse

[′prō‚laps]
(medicine)
The falling or sinking down of a part or organ.
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How does mitral valve prolapse relate to migraine headaches and panic disorder?
Conclusions: The noted increase in QT dispersion may be a useful indicator for the clinician in the evaluation of impending ventricular arrhythmias in children with primary mitral valve prolapse.
Relation between clinical features of the mitral prolapse syndrome and echocardiographically documented mitral valve prolapse.
Keywords: Mitral valve prolapse, Mitral regurgitation, Ventricular late potentials, SAECG
A review of the literature was conducted using search words: straight back syndrome, flat back syndrome, mitral valve prolapse using EBSCO, MEDLINE and Index to Chiropractic Literature data bases.
Following his positive findings of an association between elevated proteoglycan biopsy results and severe mitral valve prolapse reported in a letter (J.
Aortic aneurysm, aortic regurgitation and mitral valve prolapse are the common cardiac anomalies seen in Marfan syndrome [3, 4].
The differential diagnosis presented in the article, however, states that mitral valve prolapse (MVP) should be considered in a patient who presents with symptoms suggestive of GAD.
Q A long time ago I was diagnosed with mitral valve prolapse, but no doctor has ever said I need to worry much about it.
I have mitral valve prolapse, and my dentist said it's no longer necessary to take an antibiotic before I have my teeth cleaned.
Freeman, who owns 10-year-old Hazel, a Jack Russell terrier with mitral valve prolapse, and 2-year-old Tally, a Cavalier King Charles spaniel with patent ductus arteriosis.

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