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    Mitral Valve Stenosis - Ongoing Concerns

    Mitral valve stenosis can be an easy condition to overlook in its mild form. But as it gets worse, it often has serious complications. These are serious problems that need treatment.

    The most common complications are:

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    Other complications include:

    For more information, see the topics Heart Failure, Atrial Fibrillation, and Endocarditis.

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    Last Updated: August 08, 2014
    This information is not intended to replace the advice of a doctor. Healthwise disclaims any liability for the decisions you make based on this information.
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