Related Conditions

Aortic valve stenosis

The heart has four chambers. In the lower left chamber (left ventricle), the aortic valve works like a one-way gate. When the heart pumps, the...

Valvular disorders

Valvular disorders include aortic valve regurgitation, aortic valve stenosis, mitral valve regurgitation and mitral valve stenosis.

Mitral valve disease

Mitral valve stenosis is a heart problem in which the mitral valve doesn't open as wide as it should. It is a lifelong disease. When you first...

Mitral valve prolapse

Your mitral valve controls blood flow on the left side of your heart. The valve opens and closes with each heartbeat. It works like a one-way gate,...

Mitral valve regurgitation

Mitral valve regurgitation means that one of the valves in your heart—the mitral valve—is letting blood leak backward into the heart. Heart...