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A 60-year-old female asked:
Dr. Volkan Tuzcu
31 years experience Pediatric Cardiology
Aortic valve: In these situations unless there is any other reason we do not limit aero type exercise, but I recommend against very heavy exercise such as weight li ... Read More
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A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Robert Marvit
57 years experience Psychiatry
No: Regurgitation is when the valves dont close properly and blood back flows stenosis is when the opening is narrowed making the outflow reduced.
A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Seth Zeidman
33 years experience Neurosurgery
Not exactly: Mitral regurgitation (mitral valve regurgitation, mitral incompetence, mitral insufficiency) is leakage of blood backward through the mitral valve eac ... Read More
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Dr. Joshua Murphy
19 years experience Pediatric Cardiology
Different issues: Mitral stenosis: essentially means the valve doesn't open all the way, the valve in narrow or narrowed... Mitral regurgitation: means the valve leaks ... Read More
A 24-year-old member asked:
Dr. Louis Grenzer
55 years experience Cardiology
Blockage vs leaking: In stenosis the valve opening is to small which interferes with forward flow. Regurgitation is a leaking of the blood backwards. Not uncommonly both o ... Read More
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A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Steven Neish
38 years experience Pediatric Cardiology
Different: The mitral valve sits between the left atrium, which receives blood from the lungs, and the left ventricle, which pumps blood to the body. Mitral reg ... Read More
A 24-year-old member asked:
Dr. Bart Denys
39 years experience Cardiology
Mitral stenosis: Aha! sophisticated question! you are correct in that mitral stenosis produces a loud s1, opening snap, followed by a diastolic rumble. It would be unu ... Read More
A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jacques Kpodonu
27 years experience Cardiology
Leaky valve: It means you may have a leaky valve perhaps from rheumatic heart disease.
A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Steven Neish
38 years experience 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 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Claude Brachfeld
39 years experience Cardiology
Possibly: Tricuspid stenosis is more likely to cause hypertrophy (thickening) of the right ventricle, whereas tricuspid regurgitation is more likely to cause di ... Read More
A 31-year-old male asked:
Dr. Alan Heldman
33 years experience Cardiology
TAVR: Transcatheter Aortic Valve Replacement (TAVR) involves implanting a device (a stent-like frame with a valve inside it) where the existing aortic valve ... Read More
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