Mitral Valve Prolapse

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The late systolic prolapse on M-Mode in the parasternal window remains a reliable diagnostic sign. Some 2D images are also unequivocal.

Mid to late systolic mitral insufficiency can be clearly shown using color M-Mode to demonstrate the timing in relation to the electrocardiographic R waves and to M-Mode mitral leaflet motion.

Sound file demonstrating multiple systolic clicks.

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