Stephen J. Schueler, M.D.

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Mitral Valve Regurgitation Incidence

Facts about mitral regurgitation:

  • About 5 out of 10,000 people in the US have mitral stenosis.
  • It is more common in females.

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Last Updated: Mar 26, 2009 References
Authors: Stephen J. Schueler, MD; John H. Beckett, MD; D. Scott Gettings, MD
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