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mild aortic regurgitation progreesion

A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Martin Raff
55 years experience in Infectious Disease
Leakage: The aortic valve, when closed, prevents blood from rushing back into the left ventricle from which it has just been expelled by contraction of that ch ... Read More

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A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Martin Raff
55 years experience in Infectious Disease
Probably yes: This is a condition which generally does not remain stable with time. Depending upon the cause of the regurgitation and your age you can expect that ... Read More
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A 34-year-old male asked:
Dr. Calvin Weisberger
50 years experience in Cardiology
Regurgitate: mild regurgitation means little whether eccentric or not
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A 34-year-old male asked:
Dr. Ira Friedlander
41 years experience in Cardiac Electrophysiology
It will progress and: it is likely that significant stenosis will also develop over the next twenty years. By then TAVR will be routine and you won't have to have open hear ... Read More
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A 35-year-old female asked:
Dr. Alan Heldman
32 years experience in Cardiology
Pregnancy & heart: Even corrected, Tetralogy of Fallot & related congenital heart conditions can cause right heart problems. Pregnancy and delivery place unaccustome ... Read More
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A 40-year-old female asked:
Dr. Rick Koch
Dr. Rick Koch answered
21 years experience in Cardiology
Continue: To get periodic evaluation by echocardiograms. Hard to say if it will or won't progress as everyone is different. The amount of aortic valve regurgi ... Read More
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A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jacques Kpodonu
26 years experience in Cardiology
Leaky valve: It means you may have a leaky valve perhaps from rheumatic heart disease.
A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Steven Neish
37 years experience in Pediatric Cardiology
Qualitative?: The aortic valve is the valve that connects the heart (left ventricle, a pumping chamber) with the aorta (the blood vessel that carries blood througho ... Read More
A 34-year-old male asked:
Dr. Clarence Grim
56 years experience in Endocrinology
Sinus of Valsalva: Need more details. Which sinus because 2 of 3 are where a coronary artery originals. Discuss with the Dr. who did the testing as he knows which one. A ... Read More
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A female asked:
Dr. John Hakim
27 years experience in Cardiology
Ao : Ao stands for aorta. Pfo is patent foramen ovale. The rtd could be the outflow track diameter or the right ventricle diameter. A right ventricle dia ... Read More

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