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*  List of ICD-9 codes 390-459: diseases of the circulatory system
392) Rheumatic chorea (394) Diseases of mitral valve (395) Diseases of aortic valve (396) Diseases of mitral and aortic valves ... mitral, NOS (424.1) Valvular disorder, aortic, NOS (424.2) Valvular disorder, tricuspid, NOS (424.3) Valvular disorder, ...
*  Valve replacement
There are four procedures Aortic valve replacement Mitral valve replacement Tricuspid valve replacement Pulmonary valve ... Valve replacement surgery is the replacement of one or more of the heart valves with either an artificial heart valve or a ... Scapulae-based aortic valve replacement. Catheter replacement of the aortic valve (called trans-aortic valve replacement or ... A metal stent containing a valve is then deployed using a balloon to press the stent into the valve in effect opening the ...
*  Pimobendan
Kanno N, Kuse H, Kawasaki M, Hara A, Kano R, Sasaki Y. Effects of pimobendan for mitral valve regurgitation in dogs. J Vet Med ... Pimobendan is used in the management of heart failure in dogs, most commonly caused by myxomatous mitral valve disease (also ... increases survival time and improves quality of life in canine patients with congestive heart failure secondary to mitral valve ... Hydrochloride on Survival Times in Dogs with Congestive Heart Failure Caused by Naturally Occurring Myxomatous Mitral Valve ...
*  ICD-10 Chapter IX: Diseases of the circulatory system
Nonrheumatic mitral valve disorders (I34.0) Mitral (valve) insufficiency Mitral regurgitation (I34.1) Mitral (valve) prolapse ( ... Rheumatic mitral valve diseases (I05.0) Mitral stenosis (I05.1) Rheumatic mitral insufficiency (I05.2) Mitral stenosis with ... Disorders of both mitral and aortic valves (I08.1) Disorders of both mitral and tricuspid valves (I08.2) Disorders of both ... I34.2) Nonrheumatic mitral (valve) stenosis (I35) Nonrheumatic aortic valve disorders (I35.0) Aortic (valve) stenosis (I35.1) ...
*  MitraClip
... but mimics the surgical method of edge-to-edge valve repair. The mitral valve leaflets are clipped together with the device ... Once on the ventricular side of the mitral valve, the MitraClip is opened and pulled towards the atria. The open MitraClip ... Since 2013, MitraClips have been implanted as a new strategy to correct the motion of the mitral valve in selected patients ... Once at the heart, echocardiography (ultrasound imaging) is used to position the device at the mitral valve. The device enters ...
*  Mitral valve prolapse
... (MVP; a.k.a. floppy mitral valve syndrome, systolic click murmur syndrome or billowing mitral leaflet) is ... In rare instances when mitral valve prolapse is associated with severe mitral regurgitation, mitral valve repair or surgical ... 59 (5). Mitral Valve Prolapse at eMedicine Rodgers, Ellie (May 11, 2004). "Mitral Valve Regurgitation". Healthwise, on Yahoo. ... Prior to the strict criteria for the diagnosis of mitral valve prolapse, as described above, the incidence of mitral valve ...
*  Transesophageal echocardiogram
TEE is very useful during many cardiac surgical procedures (e.g., mitral valve repair). It is actually an essential monitoring ... In adults, several structures can be evaluated and imaged better with the TEE, including the aorta, pulmonary artery, valves of ...
*  Cardiac surgery
Horace Smithy (1914-1948) of Charlotte used a valvulotome to remove a portion of a patient's mitral valve, while three other ... Also in 1948, four surgeons carried out successful operations for mitral valve stenosis resulting from rheumatic fever. ... Henry Souttar operated successfully on a young woman with mitral valve stenosis. He made an opening in the appendage of the ... left atrium and inserted a finger in order to palpate and explore the damaged mitral valve. The patient survived for several ...
*  Mitral valve
... across the mitral valve. This early filling across the mitral valve is seen on doppler echocardiography of the mitral valve as ... or the mitral valve may be narrowed (mitral stenosis). Rheumatic heart disease often affects the mitral valve; the valve may ... The mitral valve, also known as the bicuspid valve or left atrioventricular valve, is a valve with two flaps in the heart, that ... The mitral valve is named after the mitre of a bishop, which resembles its flaps. The mitral valve is typically 4 to 6 square ...
*  Mitral valve annuloplasty
... is a surgical technique for the repair of leaking mitral valves. Due to various factors, the two ... The goal of mitral valve annuloplasty is to regain mitral valve competence by restoring the physiological form and function of ... The challenge of mitral valve annuloplasty is to improve the diseased and distorted shape of the mitral valve and to ... Mitral regurgitation is the most common form of mitral valve dysfunction. Today more than 2.5 million Americans are estimated ...
*  Mitral valve repair
... of the mitral valve. The mitral valve is the "inflow valve" for the left side of the heart. Blood flows from the lungs, where ... For decades after, mitral valve replacement was the only surgical option for patients with a severely diseased mitral valve. ... Occasionally, the mitral valve is abnormal from birth (congenital). More often the mitral valve becomes abnormal with age ( ... For patients with the most common type of mitral valve disease, termed "degenerative" or "myxomatous" mitral valve disease, ...
*  Mitral valve replacement
... is performed when the valve becomes too tight (mitral valve stenosis) for blood to flow into the left ... Mitral regurgitation Mitral stenosis Artificial heart valve Cardiac surgery Heart-lung machine Sundt, Thoralf M. "Mitral Valve ... Mitral valve replacement is a cardiac surgical procedure in which a patient's diseased mitral valve is replaced by either a ... Mitral Valve Replacement vs. Repair BCM: The Michael E DeBakey Department of Surgery. Mitral Valve Repair/ Replacement. n.d. 29 ...
*  Mitral valve stenosis
The normal area of the mitral valve orifice is about 4 to 6 cm2. In normal cardiac physiology, the mitral valve opens during ... Echocardiography in Mitral stenosis at Wikiecho Echocardiographic features of Mitral Stenosis Mitral Valve Repair at The Mount ... because of increased force in closing the mitral valve. The first heart sound is made by the mitral and tricuspid heart valves ... which correlates to the forceful opening of the mitral valve. The mitral valve opens when the pressure in the left atrium is ...
*  Transapical transcatheter mitral valve implantation of the Tiara bio-prosthesis
The complex, asymmetrical anatomical structure of the mitral valve poses a challenge for prosthetic mitral valve fabrication. ... transapical transcatheter approach used with the Tiara mitral valve may be a promising future alternative. The Tiara mitral ... The mitral valve must be securely anchored to withstand the pressure gradients that occur between the left atrium and ventricle ... Since the trials are very recent, the long-term effects of this mitral valve bio-prosthesis in humans are currently unknown. ...
*  DMOZ - Health: Conditions and Diseases: Cardiovascular Disorders: Heart Disease: Valvular: Mitral Valve
MedlinePlus: Mitral Valve Prolapse A definition of mitral stenosis, as well as alternative name, causes, and risk factors are ... Information about mitral valve syndrome and related disorders, along with some pictures of how the valves work. ... Mitral Valve Prolapse: Benign Syndrome? A look at the book by Sharon Anderson, M.A. which took 15 years to research and write. ... What Causes Mitral Valve Prolapse? Considers the case that magnesium and other nutritional deficiencies leading to defective ...
*  DMOZ - Health: Conditions and Diseases: Neurological Disorders: Dysautonomia: Mitral Valve Prolapse Syndrome
"Health ... Mitral Valve Prolapse Syndrome" search on: AOL - Ask - Bing - DuckDuckGo - Gigablast - Google - ixquick - Yahoo - ... Society for Mitral Valve Prolapse Syndrome Information about the organization as well as this disease and MVP. Includes data ... Health Conditions and Diseases Neurological Disorders Dysautonomia Mitral Valve Prolapse Syndrome 3 ... Instructions on how to receive a weekly newsletter for women with mitral valve prolapse syndrome. Details as to the contents of ...
*  Premature ventricular contraction
For example, some cases of premature ventricular contraction have a mitral-valve prolapse which can be determined through the ... Mitral valve prolapse; Myocardial contusion; Myocarditis; Sarcoidosis; Smoking Stress; Thyroid problems; The following ... with a structurally normal heart most commonly occurs from the right ventricular outflow tract under the pulmonic valve. The ...
*  David Greuner
"Mitral Valve Prolapse". The Doctors. January 15, 2013. Retrieved April 17, 2015. "Cold Weather Safety Tips With Dr. David ...
*  King Charles Spaniel
Heart conditions related to the King Charles Spaniel include mitral valve disease, in which the mitral valve degrades, causing ... "Mitral Valve Disease". American Kennel Club Canine Health Foundation. Archived from the original on 3 July 2011. Retrieved 25 ...
*  Gerald M. Lawrie
Mitral valve repair in patients with low left ventricular ejection fractions: early and late results. Chest. 2004 Sep;126(3): ... Mitral valve: toward complete repairability. Surg Technol Int. 2006;15:189-97. PMID 17029176 Lawrie GM, Earle EA, Earle NR. ... Ensuring proper leaflet apposition during mitral valve repair. J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2008 Jan;135(1):228; author reply 228- ... Feasibility and intermediate term outcome of repair of prolapsing anterior mitral leaflets with artificial chordal replacement ...
*  Victor Skumin
... and mitral valve replacements (1963). In 1961, Amosov was awarded Lenin Prize for the work of surgery. Since a valve ... Sundt, Thoralf M. "Mitral Valve Repair". The Society of Thoracic Surgeons. Archived from the original on 17 April 2016. ... Patients with mechanical valves must take blood-thinning medications to prevent clotting. The choice of which valve type to use ... When one or two of the four heart valves malfunctions, the medical choice may be to replace the natural valve with an ...
*  European Huntington's Disease Network
Boustany, Jr, CW; Murphy, GW; Hicks, Jr, GL (June 1991). "Mitral valve replacement in idiopathic hypereosinophilic syndrome". ...
*  Beaglier
"Mitral Valve Disease and the Cavalier King Charles Spaniel". CavalierHealth.org. Retrieved 2013-06-17. Designer Dog Info ... Beagliers may also have mitral valve disease. This is something that greatly affects one of their parent dog breeds, the ...
*  Julie Swain
... : Mitral Valve Repair Reference Center". www.mitralvalverepair.org. Retrieved 2018-01-19. ... Zuckerman B, Sapirstein W, Swain J. The FDA Role in the Development of Percutaneous Heart Valve Technology.. EuroIntervention ... US Regulatory Decisions for Heart Valves Implanted with Minimally Invasive Surgery. Cardiovascular Engineering and Technology ...
*  Cavalier King Charles Spaniel
"Mitral Valve Disease and Cavalier King Charles Spaniels". CavalierHealth.org. Retrieved 14 November 2009. "Mitral Valve Disease ... mitral valve disease is generally (as in humans) a disease of old age. The "hinge" on the heart's mitral valve loosens and can ... Cavaliers can notably suffer from mitral valve disease, which leads to heart failure. This appears in many Cavaliers at some ... The health problems shared with this breed include mitral valve disease, luxating patella, and hereditary eye issues such as ...
*  Healthgrades
... aortic valve repair and mitral valve repair. Risk-adjusted mortality was found to be statistically significantly lower in the ... Healthgrades' "Best Hospitals" for coronary artery bypass and aortic valve repair. A similar study published in Archives of ...
*  Anorexia nervosa
Mitral valve prolapse occurs because the size of the heart muscle decreases while the tissue of the mitral valve remains the ... It has been suggested that there is an association between mitral valve prolapse and sudden cardiac death, but it has not been ... Studies have shown rates of mitral valve prolapse of around 20 percent in those with anorexia nervosa, while the rate in the ... Individuals with anorexia nervosa may experience chest pain or palpitations; these can be a result of mitral valve prolapse. ...