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Echo Scan Results

I had a heart scan, it all seems to be normal. One thing has stood out to me on the valve section.

‘Thin and mobile mitral valve - no MVS or MR seen’

Is this something of concern?

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MVS - Mitral Valve Stenosis, or a thickening of the mitral valve.

MR - Mitral regurgitation, or a leaky mitral valve

It's good that you don't have either of those.

Thin and mobile probably means there is no thickening, and it's moving and working as it should. You can always call your doctor to help you understand your results. Do you have a follow up appt scheduled to go over your results?
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Thank you!
No, they don’t offer follow up appointments, so will be booking in with my doctor to go over as I’m having a hard time understanding it all!

By looking at this, it all seemed normal other than the part I just mentioned.

LV Assessment
Normal left ventricular cavity size and wall thickness. No obvious RWMA.
Normal systolic and diastolic function for age. Normal resting filling pressures. Visually normal LA size.

Right Heart Assessment
Normal right ventricular cavity size, thickness and function. Normal RA size.

Normal, tricuspid aortic valve. No AS or AR seen.
Thin and mobile mitral valve. No MVS or MR seen.
Normal pulmonic valve.
Normal tricuspid valve. No obvious regurgitation. Unable to estimate PASP but likely normal based on findings. Normal IVC.

Other Findings
Normal aortic root, ascending aorta and arch. No obvious pericardial effusion.
Intact IAS.
Definitely do that, or ask for a call with your doctor.

I usually Google terms I don't understand, at least to get a working knowledge of things. For example, RWMA is Regional wall motion abnormality, which means they didn't see any abnormalities. You can then read more about that if you want when you find the term, or not.

I might google just part of it or all of it - like I'd google all of "Normal, tricuspid aortic valve. No AS or AR seen." since AS and AR can stand for a lot of things, but in regards to the tricuspid aortic valve, that will really narrow your results to what you want.

I can tell you offhand that regurgitation means leaking. Usually S means stenosis, and R means regurgitation.

Pericardial effusion is fluid around the heart.

But google things you don't understand, or want to know more about, and definitely schedule the follow up, at least as a phone call. Always make sure you understand.

Good luck! :)

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