Silverman Daniel

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Mitral regurgitation

Mitral Regurgitation I. Problem/Condition. Mitral regurgitation (or mitral insufficiency) is the most common valve disorder and may result from dysfunction of the leaflets, annulus, chordae tendinae, or papillary muscles. Patients with this disorder most commonly present with symptoms of congestive heart failure and reduced cardiac output (hypotension, vasoconstriction, tachycardia). II. Diagnostic Approach. A. What is…

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