valvular stenosis


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Related to valvular stenosis: aortic valvular stenosis, valvular regurgitation, valvular insufficiency

valvular stenosis

Narrowing of a heart valve, which causes the heart to work harder to push blood around the body.
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Aortic valvular stenosis is a narrowing in the heart's aortic valve.
On February 25, 2013, because of valvular stenosis, the patient underwent a new replacement with an aortic bioprosthesis.
Within this structure, she goes on to explain such aspects as clinical indications and quality assurance, ventricular diastolic filling and function, valvular stenosis, prosthetic valves, endocarditis, diseases of the great arteries, the adult with congenital heart disease, and intra-operative trans-esophageal echochardiography.