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  • Heart Valve Diseases

    Heart Valve Diseases Click Image to Enlarge What are heart valves? The heart consists of four chambers -- two atria (upper chambers) and two ventricles (lower chambers). There is a valve through whic...

  • Mitral Valve Prolapse

    Mitral Valve Prolapse What is mitral valve prolapse (MVP)? Mitral valve prolapse, also known as click-murmur syndrome, Barlow's syndrome, balloon mitral valve, or floppy valve syndrome, is the bulgin...

  • Heart Murmurs

    Heart Murmurs What causes a heart murmur? Heart murmurs may be caused by a number of factors or diseases, including: Defective heart valves Holes in the walls of the heart (atrial septal defect or ve...