Mitral Leaflet Billowing and Prolapse: Its Prevalence Around the World
- HOW DEADLY IS MITRAL VALVE PROLAPSE? Grais; Gracin // Cortlandt Forum;04/25/2000, Vol. 13 Issue 4, p98
Examines the mortality and morbidity of mitral valve prolapse (MVP). Cardiac death and complex ventricular ectopy associated with MVP; Definition of MVP; Signs and symptoms; Complications; Psychological support needed by patients with MVP; Treatment regimen.
- Current Management of Mitral Valve Prolapse. Bouknight, Daniel P.; O'Rourke, Robert A. // American Family Physician;6/1/2000, Vol. 61 Issue 11, p3343
Discusses the management of mitral valve prolapse (MVP). Definition and etiology of the disorder; Clinical presentation; Components of MVP management.
- What You Should Know About Mitral Valve Prolapse. // American Family Physician;6/1/2000, Vol. 61 Issue 11, p3353
Presents information about mitral valve prolapse (MVP). Physiology of mitral valve; Definition of MVP; Diagnosis of MVP; Treatment of MVP.
- Low prevalence of mitral valve prolapse in a population-based epidemiologic study. Turker, Y. // European Review for Medical & Pharmacological Sciences;2015, Vol. 19 Issue 18, p3331
The article presents the author's response to a colleague's interest in the investigation regarding the prevalence of mitral valve prolapse (MVP) in a population-based epidemiologic study. Topics discussed include findings that there is no correlation between ventricular arrhythmias and...
- valvular heart disease. Peters, Michael // BMA A-Z Family Medical Encyclopedia;2004, p782
An encyclopedia entry for "valvular heart disease" is presented. It refers to a defect that happens in one or more of the heart valves.
- THE SYNDROME OF NONEJECTION CLICK-LATE SYSTOLIC MURMUR AND MITRAL VALVE PROLASPE. Pittman, D. E.; Patel, I. I.; Gay, Thomas C.; Joyner, C. R. // Angiology;Oct1976, Vol. 27 Issue 10, p592
The syndrome of nonejection click-late systolic murmur and mitral valve prolapse is reviewed. A patient with this syndrome is reported. Physical findings, important diagnostic studies, and possible complications are discussed.
- Can the Parasternal Long Axis Plane Replace the Apical Four-Chamber Plane in Diagnosing Mitral Valve Prolapse? Kinney, Evlin L.; Wright II, Robert J. // Angiology;Feb1989, Vol. 40 Issue 2, p101
Since the mitral anulus is now known to be saddle-shaped, use of the qualitative motion of the mitral valve (MV) leaflets in the apical four chamber plane to diagnose mitral valve prolapse (MVP) may be unsound, in that superior systolic displacement of the MV leaflets would occur In normal...
- THE SEVERITY OF MITRAL VALVE PROLAPSE IN CHILDREN CORRELATES WITH DIFFERENT TYPE OF SYMPTOMATOLOGY. Gyalai, I.; Branea, H.; Ancușa, Oana // Jurnalul Pediatrului;Jan-Jun2013, Vol. 16 Issue 61/62, p102
Introduction: Mitral valve prolapse (MVP), the most common anomaly of the mitral valve apparatus, occurs when one or both mitral valve leaflets excessively billows into the left atrium toward the end of systole. Mitral regurgitation (MR) develops in some patients particularly those with more...
- The one-knot technique: a simple modification of the loop technique for mitral valve repair. Sakaguchi, Taichi; Nishi, Hiroyuki; Miyagawa, Shigeru; Yoshikawa, Yasushi; Fukushima, Satsuki; Yoshioka, Daisuke; Ueno, Takayoshi; Sawa, Yoshiki // Surgery Today;Jun2013, Vol. 43 Issue 6, p705
We herein describe a simple method for the fine length adjustment of expanded polytetrafluoroethylene (e-PTFE) using the loop technique for mitral valve repair. The loops are temporarily anchored to the mitral leaflet with a second e-PTFE suture by tying only once (one-knot technique). This...