A 31-year-old member asked:
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a leaky heart valve at 4 means what?

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Dr. Robert Binford
38 years experience Thoracic Surgery
Depends: It reallyd depends on the amount of leak thru the valve. An ultrasound called an echocardiogram is one way of evaluation a leaky valve. Other terms used are regurge or regurgitation or insufficiency. A pediatric cardiologist would be very helpful in evaluation the leaky valve.
Answered on Dec 10, 2016
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