Overview

Your mitral valve is located on the left side of your heart, between two chambers, the atrium and the ventricle. Blood is pumped from the left atrium through the mitral valve and into the left ventricle on its way to the aorta. The mitral valve al[read article]

Tests for Mitral Valve Prolapse

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An electrocardiogram (also known as an ECG or EKG) is a simple, painless test that measures your heart's electrical activity. Every heartbeat is triggered by a...  More
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An echocardiogram is a test that uses sound waves to produce live images of your heart, allowing your doctor to monitor how your heart and its valves are functionin...  More
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Auscultation is the medical term for when your doctor uses a stethoscope to listen to the sounds inside your body. During this simple test, the stethoscope acts as ...  More
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Doppler Flow Mapping of Heart
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A physical examination is a routine test your doctor performs to check your overall health. It is also known as a wellness check. A physical examination helps your ...  More
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Doppler Color Flow
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An ultrasound scan is a medical test that uses high-frequency sound waves to capture live images from the inside of your body. The technology is similar to that use...  More
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An X-ray is an imaging test that uses small amounts of radiation to produce pictures of the organs, tissues, and bones of the body. When focused on the chest, it ca...  More
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A computed tomography (CT) scan of your chest is a fast and noninvasive imaging test that takes multiple cross-section images of your heart, lungs, and chest wall. ...  More
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An exercise stress test is used to determine how well your heart responds during times when it is working the hardest. During the test, you will be asked to exercis...  More
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An magnetic resonance imaging test (MRI) uses magnets and radio waves to capture images inside your body without making an surgical incision. An MRI allows your doc...  More
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Surgical Procedures for Mitral Valve Prolapse

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Mitral valve surgery is a treatment for mitral valve disease. Your mitral valve connects the two chambers in the left side of your heart. These are called the left ...  More
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Repair of Mitral Valve
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Biventricular Pacing
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Heart Valve Repair
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Heart Valve Replacement
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Open heart surgery is any type of surgery where the chest is cut open and surgery is performed on the muscles, valves, or arteries of the heart. According to the Na...  More
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Prescribed Medications for Mitral Valve Prolapse

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ASPIRIN (AS pir in) is a pain reliever. It is used to treat mild pain and fever. This medicine is also used as directed by a doctor to prevent and to treat heart at...  More
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Over the Counter Medications for Mitral Valve Prolapse

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ASPIRIN (AS pir in) is a pain reliever. It is used to treat mild pain and fever. This medicine is also used as directed by a doctor to prevent and to treat heart at...  More
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