aortic regurgitation


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aortic regurgitation

n.
The backward flow of blood from the aorta into the left ventricle caused by incompetent closure of the aortic valve. Also called aortic insufficiency.
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12,13] Aortic regurgitation has been found in association with atrial myxomas where the tumour pedicle is attached to the atrial septum close to the aortic root.
More than 95 percent of patients at hospital discharge had no or trace paravalvular aortic regurgitation (PVL), less than 5 percent had mild PVL, and no patients exhibited moderate or severe PVL (as assessed by an independent core lab);
Echocardiogram showed an ejection fraction of 5560% and mild aortic regurgitation.
5) There are reports of valvular involvement leading to severe aortic regurgitation requiring valve replacement, while the histopathology of the native valve showed features typical of GPA, and another case demonstrated myxoid degeneration which was most likely due to vasculitis of the blood vessels supplying the aortic valves.
Aortic regurgitation after transcatheter aortic valve implantation: incidence and early outcome.
Post-procedural aortic regurgitation has been shown to be a predictor of long-term mortality1.
5'6 Trace to mild aortic regurgitation post implantation is reported in up to 70% of cases.
Another striking feature was that the valve operated early in the deployment process, providing us some comfort and time to consider the valve position, as well as the immediate and almost complete obliteration of aortic regurgitation even in patients who had moderately severe aortic regurgitation after balloon valvuloplasty.
Aortic regurgitation may be expected to exacerbate LV distension during VA ECMO but to our knowledge this problem has not been previously reported.
In the studies, 83% of cardiologists indicated it was easier to detect/hear an S3 gallop, 82% of cardiologists indicated it was easier to detect/hear an aortic regurgitation murmur(Grade 1 or 2) and 90% of critical care nurses indicated it was easier to detect/hear abnormal lung sounds with the LittmannA stethoscope 3000 series.
Aortic regurgitation was present in 32 patients (mild, 16; moderate, 14; severe, 2).
Marfan syndrome can present with different complications, of which aortic dissection and valvular aortic regurgitation are perhaps the most dreaded.