Mitral Valve Prolapse: How Serious Is It?

It’s the most common heart valve condition in the U.S., affecting around 8 million people: mitral valve prolapse.  It’s also known as click-murmur syndrome or floppy valve syndrome. What are the symptoms? How serious is it? And how is it diagnosed?

In this episode, Dr. Jonathan Fialkow explores this condition with cardiologist Socrates Kakoulides, M.D., medical director of the ambulatory diagnostic center at Miami Cardiac & Vascular Institute, part of Baptist Health South Florida. 

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