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Mitral Valve Prolapse (cont.)

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Media file 1: An ECG is obtained from a woman with mitral valve prolapse.
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Media file 2: A 2-dimensional ECG showing the rear mitral valve leaflet sinking into the left atrium.
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Media file 3: A 2-dimensional ECG viewed parallel to the sternum shows the rear mitral valve leaflet bulging back into the left atrium during a heart contraction.
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Media file 4: A 2-dimensional ECG in short axis view showing the rear mitral leaflet sinking back.
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Mitral valve prolapse (MVP) is the most common valvular abnormality, affecting approximately 2-6% of the population in the United States.

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