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Mitral Valve Insufficiency (Mitral Regurgitation) Summary

Description: 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.

Also Known As: Mitral Regurgitation; Mitral Insufficiency; Mitral Valve Regurgitation; Incompetence, Mitral; Incompetence, Mitral Valve Show All >>

Networked: 2264 relevant articles (128 outcomes, 190 trials/studies) for this Disease

Key Drugs and Agents for Mitral Valve Insufficiency

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Drugs and Important Biological Agents (IBA) related to treatments:
  1. Dobutamine : 4 outcomes 5 studies in 33 results : FDA 15 Generic
  2. Enalapril : 4 outcomes 5 studies in 16 results : FDA 28 Generic
  3. Peptidyl-Dipeptidase A (Angiotensin Converting Enzyme) : 3 outcomes 10 studies in 34 results : IBA
  4. Carbon Monoxide : 3 outcomes 3 studies in 25 results : IBA
  5. Nitroprusside (Sodium Nitroprusside) : 3 outcomes 1 study in 14 results : FDA 8 Generic
  6. Angiotensin-Converting Enzyme Inhibitors (ACE Inhibitors) : 2 outcomes 4 studies in 20 results : IBA
  7. Oxygen : 2 outcomes 3 studies in 12 results : IBA
  8. Nifedipine (Adalat) : 2 outcomes 2 studies in 6 results : FDA 25 Generic
  9. Vasodilator Agents (Vasodilators) : 2 outcomes 1 study in 26 results : IBA
  10. Nitroglycerin (Dynamite) : 2 outcomes 1 study in 17 results : FDA 53 Generic
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Diseases Related to Mitral Valve Insufficiency

  1. Heart Failure
  2. Pulmonary Hypertension (Ayerza Syndrome)
  3. Dilated Cardiomyopathy (Cardiomyopathy, Congestive)
  4. Rupture
  5. Bundle-Branch Block (Fascicular Block)
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Key Therapies for Mitral Valve Insufficiency

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  1. Cardiac Resynchronization Therapy : 22 outcomes 6 studies in 103 results
  2. Mitral Valve Annuloplasty : 18 outcomes 29 studies in 203 results
  3. Coronary Artery Bypass (Coronary Artery Bypass Surgery) : 5 outcomes 21 studies in 182 results
  4. Surgical Instruments (Clip) : 4 outcomes 1 study in 43 results
  5. Prostheses and Implants (Prosthesis) : 3 outcomes 9 studies in 136 results
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