mitral valve

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mitral valve

[′mī·trəl ′valv]
(anatomy)
The atrioventricular valve on the left side of the heart.
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It is the only valve with two small flaps, known as cusps; it is therefore sometimes called the bicuspid valve.
"They found out I have a bicuspid valve, which means that my heart has to work harder.
Its most common cause in childbearing age women is a congenital bicuspid valve (32).
Among these cases, risk factors or autopsy findings included bicuspid valve abnormalities, cardiac hypertrophy, idiopathic hypertrophic subaortic stenosis, unexplained increase in or toxic amphetamine level, and a heart murmur.
The aortic valve was damaged to the extent that diagnosis of bicuspid valve could not be made.
He also talked about Tetralogy of Fallout another common problem, congenital aortic stenosis, bicuspid valve and then discussed implications in their management.
A bicuspid valve has only two leaflets and is at higher risk for problems later in life.