mitral stenosis


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Synonyms for mitral stenosis

obstruction or narrowing of the mitral valve (as by scarring from rheumatic fever)

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It is important to know that the encouraging results from use of the MitraClip(R) system were maintained at two years without mitral stenosis," said Howard C.
Rheumatic heart disease is the cause of mitral stenosis in most adults.
Based on angiographic data it was difficult to define, which of these mechanisms has a predominant impact on left ventricular dysfunction in patients with rheumatic mitral stenosis.
Somewhat of a pathologic variation to chronic pulmonary vasoconstriction is pulmonary venous hypertension, consequential to mitral stenosis or left ventricular failure.
Mitral stenosis is another common source of cardiac thrombus from the atrium.
5 cm), normal left ventricular size with normal ejection fraction, an aortic valve with thickened leaflets and good aperture, and a fibrotic and calcified rheumatic mitral valv e with mitral stenosis (orifice size, 1.
We describe a woman with severe rheumatic mitral stenosis who presented initially as acute (inferior wall) ST elevation myocardial infarction (STEMI) due to embolism of thrombus in the left atrium.
With calcific mitral stenosis, the narrowed mitral valve of his heart was causing shortness of breath, but he was not a candidate for a third open-heart surgery.
In the case we are reporting, a 29-year-old nulliparous patient with a twin gestation was seen at 24 weeks' gestation with congestive heart failure caused by previously undiagnosed mitral stenosis.
Sullivan, 52, is mentally disabled and suffers from Mitral Stenosis, a serious heart condition that limits blood flow throughout her body.
Heard at the cardiac apex were a soft pansystolic murmur of mitral regurgitation and an early low-medium pitched third heart sound immediately followed by a typical diastolic murmur of mitral stenosis.
This review evaluates whether the use of stress echocardiography to assess disease severity and to determine the optimal time for either surgical or percutaneous intervention of mitral stenosis.
4 /PRNewswire/ -- Long-term data published in EuroIntervention showed that the expected decrease in Mitral Vale Area (MVA) after repair with the MitraClip(R) system to correct mitral regurgitation (MR) is not associated with clinically significant mitral stenosis.
She is mentally retarded and suffers from Mitral Stenosis, a serious heart condition that limits blood flow throughout her body.