Situated between the left atrium and left ventricle it allows blood to flow from the left atrium to the left ventricle, preventing backflow. Also called bicuspid valve, left atrioventricular valve.

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eMedicine Health - Mitral Valve Prolapse
Consumer health resource center providing information on the causes, symptoms, and treatment.
Heart Point
Information about mitral valve syndrome and related disorders, along with some pictures of how the valves work.
MedicineNet.com
Information about mitral valve prolapse, detailed picture of the heart, diagnoses, evaluation and treatment.
MedlinePlus: Chronic Mitral Regurgitation
A look at this disease and its alternative name, the causes, and risk factors.
MedlinePlus: Mitral Valve Prolapse
A definition of mitral stenosis, as well as alternative name, causes, and risk factors are discussed.
Mitral Valve Prolapse
A personal site with links and message board for support.
Mitral Valve Prolapse: Benign Syndrome?
A look at the book by Sharon Anderson, M.A. which took 15 years to research and write. A glimpse of the author and comments from the medical professionals, prominent writers, the media and the public.
MVP Links
A collection of resources relating to mitral valve prolapse syndrome/dysautonomia and this disease.
Nutrition
Information on drinking fluids, caffeine, sugar, fats, sodium and other nutrients and issues pertaining to mitral valve prolapse are discussed.
Skyline Family Practice
Covers topics such as historical background of mitral valve prolapse, preventing complications, as well as treatment, symptoms and diagnosing.
What Causes Mitral Valve Prolapse?
Considers the case that magnesium and other nutritional deficiencies leading to defective hyaluronic acid may be a significant factor in MVP and its associated conditions.
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