MitralRegurgitation.txt

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cokeman118
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12533
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MitralRegurgitation.txt
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2010-03-30 17:58:09
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mitral valve regurgitation
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Mitral Regurgitation
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  1. Mitral Regurgitation: How it Happens
    • Mitral Valve allows BACKFLOW INTO LEFT ATRIUM
    • During VENTRICULAR CONTRACTION

    If regurgitation exists for a long time, heart will compensate by dilating to accommodate increased blood volume
  2. Mitral Regurgitation: Causes
    • Mitral valve prolapse
    • Rheumatic Fever
    • Endocarditis
    • Ischemic Heart Disease
  3. Mitral Regurgitation: Where does blood go?
    Regurgitated blood BACKFLOWS into LEFT ATRIUM

    • can lead to atrial dilation
    • can casue SOB
  4. Mitral Regurgitation: MURMUR
    • SYSTOLIC MURMUR
    • BETWEEN S1-S2

    LACKS crescendo-decrescendo pattern

    heard over cardiac apex

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