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Related to valvular insufficiency: valvular regurgitation, pulmonary valvular insufficiency

in·suf·fi·cien·cy

 (ĭn′sə-fĭsh′ən-sē)
n. pl. in·suf·fi·cien·cies
1. The quality or state of being insufficient, especially:
a. Inadequate supply: an insufficiency of funds.
b. Inability of a bodily part or organ to function normally: cardiac insufficiency.
c. Moral or mental incompetence.
2. A failing; an inadequacy: pointed out the insufficiencies in my report.

insufficiency

(ˌɪnsəˈfɪʃənsɪ)
n
1. Also called: insufficience the state of being insufficient
2. (Pathology) pathol failure in the functioning of an organ, tissue, etc: cardiac insufficiency.

in•suf•fi•cien•cy

(ˌɪn səˈfɪʃ ən si)

n., pl. -cies.
1. deficiency in amount, force, power, competence, or fitness; inadequacy.
2. an instance of this.
3. inability of an organ or other body part to function normally.
Sometimes, in`suf•fi′cience.
[1375–1425]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.insufficiency - a lack of competence; "pointed out the insufficiencies in my report"; "juvenile offenses often reflect an inadequacy in the parents"
failing, weakness - a flaw or weak point; "he was quick to point out his wife's failings"
2.insufficiency - (pathology) inability of a bodily part or organ to function normally
inability, unfitness - lacking the power to perform
pathology - the branch of medical science that studies the causes and nature and effects of diseases
cardiac insufficiency, coronary insufficiency - inadequate blood flow to the heart muscles; can cause angina pectoris
3.insufficiency - lack of an adequate quantity or number; "the inadequacy of unemployment benefits"
amount - the relative magnitude of something with reference to a criterion; "an adequate amount of food for four people"
exiguity, leanness, meagerness, meagreness, scantiness, scantness, poorness - the quality of being meager; "an exiguity of cloth that would only allow of miniature capes"-George Eliot
deficit, shortage, shortfall - the property of being an amount by which something is less than expected or required; "new blood vessels bud out from the already dilated vascular bed to make up the nutritional deficit"
scarceness, scarcity - a small and inadequate amount
slenderness - the quality of being slight or inadequate; "he knew the slenderness of my wallet"; "the slenderness of the chances that anything would be done"; "the slenderness of the evidence"
adequacy, sufficiency - the quality of being sufficient for the end in view; "he questioned the sufficiency of human intelligence"

insufficiency

noun shortage, lack, deficiency, want, poverty, inadequacy, short supply, scarcity, dearth, paucity, scantiness, inadequateness Late miscarriages are not usually due to hormonal insufficiency.

insufficiency

noun
Translations
عَدَم كفاءَه، عدَم اهليَّه
nedostatek
utilstrækkelighed
skortur; ófullkomleiki
yetersizlik

insufficiency

[ˌɪnsəˈfɪʃənsɪ] Ninsuficiencia f

insufficiency

n (of supplies)Knappheit f, → unzureichende Menge; (of sb’s work)Unzulänglichkeit f

insufficiency

[ˌɪnsəˈfɪʃnsɪ] ninsufficienza

insufficient

(insəˈfiʃənt) adjective
not enough. The prisoner was released because the police had insufficient proof of his guilt.
ˌinsufˈficiently adverb
ˌinsufˈficiency noun

in·suf·fi·cien·cy

n. insuficiencia, falta de;
adrenal ______ suprarrenal;
cardiac ______ cardíaca;
coronary ______ coronaria;
hepatic ______ hepática;
mitral ______ mitral;
pulmonary valvular ______ pulmonar-valvular;
renal ______ renal;
respiratory ______ respiratoria;
valvular ______ valvular;
venous ______ venosa.

insufficiency

n insuficiencia; adrenal (aortic, venous, etc.) — insuficiencia suprarrenal (aórtica, venosa, etc.)
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Three-dimensional models constructed to evaluate the effect of annulus dilation on valve leaflet and chordal dynamics demonstrated that the dilation can contribute to exacerbate valvular insufficiency (15, 42).
Subjects with a history of cigarette smoking (for the preceding 10 years), average blood pressure more than 140/90 mm Hg, hypercholesterolemia, Type 2 diabetes, ischemic heart disease, major cardiac arrhythmia (atrial fibrillation and second-degree heart block), valvular heart disease excluding mild valvular insufficiency, cerebrovascular accidents, chronic respiratory illness, neurological disease, thyroid disease or other endocrine disorders, psychiatric illness, and substance abuse were excluded from the study.
This may be caused by weakening of muscular function, deep venous thrombosis, reduced venous capacity, occlusion of collecting veins and valvular insufficiency. [5]
The accurate position of a CVC tip is set at or just above the superior vena cava (SVC)/right atrium (RA) junction to avoid complications such as cardiac perforation, tarnponade, arrhythmia, valvular insufficiency, atrial thrombosis and catheter dysfunction (1-3).
In all groups, the prevalence of the following risk factors was investigated: arterial hypertension, high cholesterol, high triglycerides, high cholesterol and triglycerides, cigarette smoking (present at the time of arrival), diabetes, alcohol abuse, atrial fibrillation, cardiomyopathy, other cardiogenic factors (myocardial infarction, valvular insufficiency and angina pectoris), hyperuricemia, and cerebral blood vessel stenosis (stenosis was considered as more than 50% reduction of blood vessel lumen, both intracranial and extracranial; all degrees were included).
Besides atrial enlargement secondary to valvular insufficiency, supraventricular premature complexes can be associated with conditions such as atrial neoplasia, congenital cardiac defects, drug toxicities (e.g., general anesthesia, diuretics and digitalis), and electrolyte imbalances (TILLEY, 1992).
described that there are 10% chances of left AV valvular insufficiency post operatively, they quoted incidence of permanent heart block less than1% though mean age group in their study for partial AV canal repair was 6.1 years which is earlier than our study population, discharge mortality was 0.3% in their study group while 1% required permanent pacemaker due to heart block, with meanlength of hospital stay 5.2 days.11
In most cases, the etiology is unknown but believed to be due to venous valvular insufficiency and venous hypertension.
Gross and microscopic findings were consistent with valvular insufficiency and right-sided heart failure.