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Friday, March 13, 2009

Key Facts: Mitral stenosis

  • Thickening and calcification of valvular tissue
  • Increased pressure in the left atrium
  • Pulmonary hypertension and left atrial hypertrophy
  • Right ventricular failure
  • Narrowing of the mitral valve opening results

Source: Straight A's in Medical-Surgical Nursing, 2nd edition, Lippincott Williams & Wilkins, 2007.


jbagacay said...

I love this site!

jbagacay said...

where do I get materials of case studies on mitral valve stenosis?