aortic valve

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aor′tic valve′

the semilunar valve between the left ventricle and the aorta, controlling the flow of blood.
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Noun1.aortic valve - a semilunar valve between the left ventricle and the aortaaortic valve - a semilunar valve between the left ventricle and the aorta; prevents blood from flowing from the aorta back into the heart
semilunar valve - a heart valve with cusps shaped like half-moons; prevents blood from flowing back into the heart
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Aortic stenosis is a heart condition where the aortic valve restricts blood flow from the heart to the rest of the body.
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Instead of using open-heart surgery to replace a blocked aortic valve, a cardiologist using TAVR makes a small incision, usually in the groin, and guides a catheter through the blood vessels and across the aortic valve.
TAVR is poised to become an accessible solution designed to prevent the growing number of cardiovascular disease (CVD) deaths and disabilities caused by aortic valve disease in particular.
Medical company Boston Scientific Corporation (NYSE:BSX) disclosed on Tuesday the receipt of US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) approval for the LOTUS Edge Aortic Valve System to provide patients with a safe treatment alternative to restore proper function to the severely narrowed aortic valve in aortic stenosis patients.
In the Farmer II trial, the rates of death and disabling stroke were 2.9 percent with surgical aortic valve replacement performed via open heart surgery vs.
The aim of launching the minimally invasive aortic valve replacement is to keep pace with the latest development specialised therapeutic methods in the field of cardiovascular diseases at the international level.
Aortic stenosis is a narrowing of the aortic valve that occurs because of calcium deposits that cause the valve to narrow.
In current study, we hypothesized that NT-proBNP and uric acid are increased due to pressure overload in left ventricle hypertrophy due to aortic valve dysfunction.