How often you see your
doctor and what tests are done will be determined by how severe your chronic
mitral valve regurgitation is.
Recommended frequency for checking mitral valve regurgitation1
Severity of mitral regurgitation
How often you should have an echocardiogram
Every 3 to 5 years
Every 1 to 2 years
At least every 6 to 12 months
This information is produced and provided by the National
Institute (NCI). The information in this topic may have changed since it was written. For the most current information, contact the National
Institute via the Internet web site at http://
.gov or call 1-800-4-CANCER.
WebMD Medical Reference from Healthwise
August 08, 2014
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