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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Clinical trial design principles and endpoint definitions for transcatheter mitral valve repair and replacement: Part 1: clinical trial design principles - a consensus document from the Mitral Valve Academic Research Consortium.
When the two leaflets of a mitral valve fail to close tightly between beats ("coapt"), blood leaks backwards, and the body does not receive sufficient oxygen.
The patient recently began experiencing symptoms of mitral valve stenosis again.
Mean mitral valve area of the patients, prior to the procedure was 0.81 +- 0.1cm2 and post PTMC, mean mitral valve area became 1.52 +- 0.1cm2.
First order anterior mitral valve leaflet chordae prevent leaflet prolapse and insufficiency.
Results from the Cleveland Clinic show an operative mortality of 2.3% in 44 patients with severe MR and severe LV dysfunction (EF < 35%) that underwent isolated mitral valve repair (MVR) or replacement.
The lesions of the mitral valve observed during the systematic intraoperative assessment are summarized in [Supplementary Table 2 [SUPPORTING:2]] and [Supplementary Table 3 [SUPPORTING:3]].
Prior to this clinical trial, doctors looked to open-heart surgery to repair or replace the mitral valve as one way to alleviate the mitral regurgitation, according to Northwell Health.
* Valve repair is a good option to treat mitral valve regurgitation due to valve prolapse.
Conclusion: Percutaneous mitral balloon valvotomy was a safe procedure in patients with favorable Wilkin's score in terms of improvement in mitral valve area, left atrial volume, pulmonary artery pressure and improvement in mitral valve gradient.
The prevalence of mitral valve prolapse increases linearly with age, being more commonly associated with the female sex and with mitral regurgitation (Schoenhoff et al 2011; Malev et al 2014).

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