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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 Stenosis

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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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Transesophageal Echocardiography (TEE)
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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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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 Holter monitor is a small of portable, battery-powered medical device that measures the heart's activity such as rate and rhythm). This testing is ordered wh...  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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Surgical Procedures for Mitral Valve Stenosis

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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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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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Mitral Valvotomy
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Balloon Mitral Valvotomy
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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 Stenosis

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WARFARIN (WAR far in) is an anticoagulant. It is used to treat or prevent clots in the veins, arteries, lungs, or heart.  More
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DIGOXIN (di JOX in) is used to treat congestive heart failure and heart rhythm problems.  More
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FUROSEMIDE (fyoor OH se mide) is a diuretic. It helps you make more urine and to lose salt and excess water from your body. This medicine is used to treat high bloo...  More
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DILTIAZEM (dil TYE a zem) is a calcium-channel blocker. It affects the amount of calcium found in your heart and muscle cells. This relaxes your blood vessels, whic...  More
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