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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The clinical presentation of Mitral Valve Prolapse is also diverse.
Joint hypermobility in patients with mitral valve prolapse. Arq Bras Cardiol 2009; 93: 307-11.
The rare prevalence of the mitral valve prolapse, which is twice as frequent in women than in men, is another feature of the above case.
Based on history, the mother's mitral valve prolapse with severe regurgitation was attributed to rheumatic valve disease rather than a genetic connective tissue disorder.
Until 1985, mitral valve prolapse, which has a larger incidence in female than in male patients, was linked to sudden death; and beta blockers were prescribed.
In the present study, patients undergoing traditional or minimally invasive surgical mitral valve prolapse repair for chronic severe regurgitation associated with mild pulmonary hypertension or symptoms before the onset of right or left ventricular dysfunction were included [23].
(d) Parasternal long axis view demonstrating mitral valve prolapse and aortic root dilatation.
In the article titled "Identification of Patients Affected by Mitral Valve Prolapse with Severe Regurgitation: A Multivariable Regression Model" [1], references [2, 3] should have been included as references 24 and 25 in the original article.
Echocardiography showed mild mitral valve prolapse. Skin biopsy (skin tissue from the neck) was taken and diagnosis of PXE was confirmed.
Aim: To investigate ventricular arrhythmias in children with primary mitral valve prolapse and to evaluate its relation with QT length, QT dispersion, autonomic function tests and heart rate variability measurements.
Here, we present the case of a 48 year-old female known with mitral valve prolapse (MVP) hospitalized for persistent atypical anterior chest pain, ST-T segment depression and T-wave inversion in inferior and lateral leads suggesting an acute coronary syndrome.

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