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Inside the Mitral Valve (Video)

A whiteboard look at how the mitral valve works

The mitral valve sits in the center of the heart, and though its purpose is quite simple—to keep the blood flowing in a single direction—it takes a complex, coordinated effort for this to happen. In this whiteboard session, Cleveland Clinic thoracic and cardiovascular surgeon A. Marc Gillinov, MD, explains how the mitral valve works.

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  • http://www.facebook.com/pat.larcomb Pat Larcomb

    Use a darker & wider pen!