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Mitral valve regurgitation happens when the mitral valve does not
close tightly enough after blood flows through the valve into the lower chamber
of the heart. The mitral valve always has a small opening in it. This opening
can let blood leak (regurgitate) back into the upper chamber of the
ByHealthwise StaffPrimary Medical ReviewerRakesh K. Pai, MD, FACC - Cardiology, ElectrophysiologySpecialist Medical ReviewerJohn A. McPherson, MD, FACC, FSCAI - Cardiology
Current as ofMarch 12, 2014
Current as of:
March 12, 2014
Rakesh K. Pai, MD, FACC - Cardiology, Electrophysiology & John A. McPherson, MD, FACC, FSCAI - Cardiology
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