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Finding Fellow Mitral Valve Stenosis/Regurgitation Patients.

Hello. I'm finding fellow patients with mitral valve stenosis/regurgitation . Who else here have it? If convenient, please leave your email address or other contact info.

Mine is:   nb_player***@****. Please contact me. Let's share symptoms, surgery  results, other treatments, etc. Thanks:)
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Do you actually have mitral valve stenosis or do you have hypertrophic cardiomyopathy where the septum is thickened causing a stenosis at the mitral valve which also will cause a regurg?
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All doctors said I had MVS/MVR. Never heard of hypertrophic cardiomyopathy before. What's the difference?
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Hypertrophic cardiomyopathy is a thickening of the septal wall (sometimes the wall can be thickened in other areas, but the septum is the most common area) whick causes a stenosis, or narrowing ,of the mitral valve and that adds to the regurg. You should ask or cardiologist if you have a thickening of the septal wall. I saw you asked about a ruptured LV. My father dies from this. It is rare for this to happen. High blood pressure with a thinning wall is usually the reason for this to happen. My father was on Kidney dialysis for 7 years before his death and that was probably a contributing factor as well.
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