Mitral/mitral regurgitation (acute mitral regurgitation) is a disorder in which the heart's mitral valve suddenly does not close properly, causing blood to leak (back-flow) into the left atrium (upper heart chamber) when the left ventricle (lower heart chamber) contracts.
Mitral Insufficiency Symptoms
- Chest pain, unrelated to coronary artery disease or a heart attack
- Rapid breathing
- Shortness of breath