What Is Mitral Valve Prolapse?

Mitral valve prolapse is a condition in which the flaps of the mitral valve are floppy, or prolapsed, which can prevent the seal from forming, which results in a backflow of blood in the left atrium as blood is pumped through the heart.


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  • SourceUrl: https://www.nhlbi.nih.gov/subscribe/80252
  • Syndication ID: 4101
  • Language: English
  • Source: National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute (NHLBI)
  • Date Content Published: Thursday, October 29, 2015 at 12:00 PM
  • Date Syndication Captured: Wednesday, March 16, 2016 at 08:18 PM
  • Date Syndication Updated: Sunday, November 28, 2021 at 12:42 AM

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