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Mitral Valve Insufficiency

"Mitral Valve Insufficiency" is a descriptor in the National Library of Medicine's controlled vocabulary thesaurus, MeSH (Medical Subject Headings). Descriptors are arranged in a hierarchical structure, which enables searching at various levels of specificity.

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Backflow of blood from the LEFT VENTRICLE into the LEFT ATRIUM due to imperfect closure of the MITRAL VALVE. This can lead to mitral valve regurgitation.

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This graph shows the total number of publications written about "Mitral Valve Insufficiency" by people in this website by year, and whether "Mitral Valve Insufficiency" was a major or minor topic of these publications.
Bar chart showing 91 publications over 26 distinct years, with a maximum of 11 publications in 2011 and 2012 and 2015
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