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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.

MeSH information
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.

This graph shows the total number of publications written about "Mitral Valve Insufficiency" by people in the URMC Research Network by year, and whether "Mitral Valve Insufficiency" was a major or minor topic of these publication.