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Mitral Valve Insufficiency MeSH Descriptor Data 2023


MeSH Heading
Mitral Valve Insufficiency
Tree Number(s)
C14.280.484.461
Unique ID
D008944
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D008944
Scope Note
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.
Entry Term(s)
Mitral Incompetence
Mitral Insufficiency
Mitral Regurgitation
Mitral Valve Incompetence
Mitral Valve Regurgitation
NLM Classification #
WG 262
Public MeSH Note
67; was MITRAL INSUFFICIENCY 1963-66
Online Note
use MITRAL VALVE INSUFFICIENCY to search MITRAL INSUFFICIENCY 1966
History Note
67; was MITRAL INSUFFICIENCY 1963-66
Date Established
1967/01/01
Date of Entry
1999/01/01
Revision Date
2007/07/09
Mitral Valve Insufficiency Preferred
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