Tag: "prolapse" at medical news
Collagen level can impact risk of incontinence and prolapse in women
...t make some women more susceptible to pelvic organ prolapse
and urinary incontinence, according to a new study...lagen content of nonsupport tissue in pelvic organ prolapse
and stress urinary incontinence," appears in a recent issue of the American Journal of Obstetrics an...
Low-cost reminder helps prevent infections for heart patients
...ch includes congenital heart disease, mitral valve prolapse
and artificial heart valves. Taking antibiotics before procedures likely to cause bleeding such as dental cleaning can often prevent infection. "One problem is that not all physicians know an individual patient's risk for endocarditis. A second ...
Cedars-Sinai Medical tip sheet for Sept. 21
...TS DENTIST ON THE ROAD TO RECOVERY Mitral valve prolapse
is a very common cardiac diagnosis, affecting an estimated5 percent to 20 percent of the population. Also known as "click-murmursyndrome," the condition results when the mitral valve "prolapses" or collapsesbackward. Although usually a benign conditi...
Mitral valve repair at Cedars-Sinai Medical Center gets Los Angeles dentist on the road to recovery
...g was like most people diagnosed with mitral valve prolapse
(MVP)-aware of this quite common and typically har...ection. Beyond that, his diagnosis of mitral valve prolapse
was seldom given a second thought. That uncomplicated scenario changed quite dramatically two years ...
Mitral valve prolapse less common, less harmful than previously thought
...BI)Framingham Heart Study report that mitral-valve prolapse
(MVP), a condition inwhich a valve in the heart is...ition," he said. Diagnoses of mitral-valve prolapse
increased significantly in the late1970s and early 1980s with the advent of ultrasound technology wh...
MGH study shows mitral valve prolapse not a stroke risk factor
...iques developed atthe MGH to diagnose mitral valve prolapse
accurately. "As many as 10 to 15 percent of the p...er,adds, "The studies indicating that mitral valve prolapse
was a risk factor forstroke were based on criteria that overdiagnosed the condition in both healthyp...