Problem

Mitral valve diseases

Other Names:
Mitral valve stenosis
Mitral valve sclerosis
Nature:
The mitral valve is a two-flapped heart valve between the left atrium and left ventricle of the heart. Its function is to keep the blood flowing in one direction through the left side of the heart, and to prevent backflow of blood when the heart contracts.
Narrower Problems:
Mitral valve prolapse syndrome
Values:
Disease
Problem Type:
G: Very specific problems
Date of last update
15.06.2018 – 12:56 CEST