valvular heart disease


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Noun1.valvular heart disease - heart disease caused by stenosis of the cardiac valves and obstructed blood flow or caused by degeneration and blood regurgitationvalvular heart disease - heart disease caused by stenosis of the cardiac valves and obstructed blood flow or caused by degeneration and blood regurgitation
cardiopathy, heart disease - a disease of the heart
aortic stenosis - abnormal narrowing of the aortic valve
mitral valve prolapse - cardiopathy resulting from the mitral valve not regulating the flow of blood between the left atrium and left ventricle of the heart
mitral stenosis, mitral valve stenosis - obstruction or narrowing of the mitral valve (as by scarring from rheumatic fever)
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valvular heart disease

n. disfunción o anormalidad de las válvulas cardíacas, por falta de control, incompetencia de abastecimiento de sangre al corazón u ocasionando regurgitación.
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CMR can be used to evaluate aspects of valvular heart disease, such as the structure of a valve and whether or not the valve is incompetent.
It's therefore important that the echo tape be reviewed by someone with extensive experience in valvular heart disease.
Their nested case-control analysis included patients between the ages of 20 and 79, and it excluded patients with risk factors for AF (history of any arrhythmia, congestive heart failure, ischemic and valvular heart disease, thyrotoxicosis, alcoholism, or chronic obstructive pulmonary disease).
Princess Haya delivered the keynote address at the inaugural meeting of the CenterAAEs Science and Practice Series, the Valvular Heart Disease Update.
It's the beginning of a new spectrum of therapies in patients with valvular heart disease that will not require surgery.
The other sections provide useful medical information including the aetiology of CHF and evidence for the diagnosis of CHF, and other management strategies including pharmacological therapy, devices (eg, pacing), surgery, and treatment of associated disorders such as cardiac arrhythmia, valvular heart disease, and chronic heart disease.
Patients with Parkinson's disease who received the drugs pergolide or cabergoline had profoundly higher rates of clinically significant valvular heart disease than did those taking other dopamine agonists, in two European studies.
2) The most frequent indications for reoperation include recurrent coarctation, ascending aortic aneurysm, valvular heart disease, and pseudoaneurysm formation.
Valvular heart disease was first described in association with this drug in 2002.
Valvular heart disease is considered a comorbidity.
Skin lesions or anatomic abnormalities at the site of piercing, as well as valvular heart disease, are risk factors for complications (2).