Epidemiology and Pathophysiology
Mitral valve MV prolapse MVP is a common disorder, afflicting 2% to 3% of the general population.1,2 It is characterized by typical fibromyxomatous. Mitral valve prolapse MVP is a condition in which the heart’s mitral valve doesn’t work well. The flaps of the valve are “floppy” and may not. We investigated whether there is an association between anxiety disorders and mitral valve prolapse. We compared mitral valve prolapse prevalence in.
Current concepts in mitral valve
Although mitral valve prolapse as a disease entity has been recognized for over 50 years, its precise definition has been elusive. Initial reports based the diagnosis. Mitral valve prolapse MVP; a.k.a. floppy mitral valve syndrome, systolic click murmur syndrome or billowing mitral leaflet is a valvular heart disease characterized.