Doctor & Patient Education Cardiac Specialist Centre
4. What is this #3?


Colourised image is more obvious

2 MV zoom

The colour flow mapping

3 MR

In this view it is less obvious
But is shows the dilated LA

4 AP4

However, the MR is obvious

5 AP 4 MR

  • This patient has infective endocarditis of the mitral valve with severe Mitral Regurgitation
  • There is left atrial dilatation already
  • Patient was treated with anti-biotic
  • No surgical intervention has been planned
Know Your Cardiologists

I feel breathless when walking.

I feel a tightness over my chest.

Do I need to take my medicine for my blood pressure?

Do I need to take my medicine for my cholesterol?

Do I really need stents for my artery?

Do I really need to have a bypass operation?

When should I go for health screening?

I have heart problem, can I take Viagra?

I have heart problem, should I exercise?

Heart Disease
Learn about your heart Conditions

You may need an ultra sound scan of your heart to assess its function.

You may need a treadmill stress test.

You may need closer monitoring.

You may need a more thorough risk assessment and life style change.

You may only need to take your medicine.

You may get away with just stenting.

This generally should start at 40 years old.

Yes, but there are certain strict conditions to fulfill.

Yes, but you will need to find out the appropriate intensity.