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Monitoring chronic mitral valve regurgitation

How often you see your doctor and what tests are done will be determined by how severe your chronic mitral valve regurgitation is.

Monitoring chronic mitral valve regurgitation

Degree of mitral regurgitation

Suggestions for monitoring and tracking

Mild
  • See a doctor annually for a checkup.
  • Let your doctor know if you develop symptoms in between visits.
Moderate
  • See a doctor annually.
  • Let your doctor know if you develop symptoms in between visits.
Severe

Other tests that may be useful in assessing the condition’s progression are a chest X-ray, electrocardiogram (EKG, ECG), and exercise stress test.

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By Healthwise Staff
Primary Medical Reviewer E. Gregory Thompson, MD - Internal Medicine
Specialist Medical Reviewer George Philippides, MD - Cardiology
Last Revised February 12, 2010

WebMD Medical Reference from Healthwise

Last Updated: February 12, 2010
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