mitral stenosis


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mitral stenosis

[′mī·trəl stə′nō·səs]
(medicine)
Obstruction of the mitral valve, usually due to narrowing of the orifice.
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In total, 50 patients with severe mitral stenosis were recruited who were fulfilling the set criteria for PTMC.
KeyWords: Mitral stenosis, Percutaneous mitral balloon valvotomy, Wilkin's score, Outcome.
Valvular heart disease plasma B-type natriuretic peptide levels in patients with pure rheumatic mitral stenosis. Acta Cardiol.
Among the various valvular lesions, mitral stenosis had 33 (44%) of left atrial clot.
Labor and delivery in the presence of mitral stenosis: Central hemodynamic observations.
Myxomas and mitral stenosis have the same presentation in pregnancy.
Somewhat of a pathologic variation to chronic pulmonary vasoconstriction is pulmonary venous hypertension, consequential to mitral stenosis or left ventricular failure.
Mitral stenosis (MS) is almost exclusively caused by chronic rheumatic heart disease.
The autopsy case presented here of a relatively young female with a several month history of apparent heart failure and recent echo diagnosis of mitral stenosis illustrates the highly characteristic mitral valvulopathy of chronic RHD.
This guide outlines the principles of echocardiography and intracardiac echocardiography and how to obtain and interpret images of the aortic and mitral valves, aortic and mitral stenosis and insufficiency, tricuspid and pulmonic valve disease, prosthetic valves, infective endocarditis, the left ventricle, coronary artery disease, cardiomyopathies, and diastolic dysfunction and echocardiographic hemodynamics.
Irene, of Glenburn, Paisley, has a condition called mitral stenosis - a narrowing of the heart's mitral valve in the heart which restricts blood flow.
We studied 53 asymptomatic patients with mitral stenosis (MS) compared to 53 healthy controls both by the standard echo-Doppler study (mitral valve area, mean gradient, systolic pulmonary pressure, LA width, LA volumes, and LA compliance index) and by S-SR Doppler.