Medical Definition of Barlow's syndrome
: mitral valve prolapse Mitral valve prolapse, also called the Barlow's syndrome, is an underdiagnosed cause of sudden death, especially among young adults.—The New York Times, 6 Mar. 1994
Biographical Note for barlow's syndrome
John Brereton (1924–2008), South African cardiologist. Barlow first described mitral valve prolapse in an article on late systolic murmurs that was published in 1963.
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