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what is mild pulmonary regurgitation?

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Dr. M. Hytham Beck
43 years experience General Surgery
Anatomy: the heart has four valves. one of the calve called a pulmonary valve pulmonary regurgitation is when that valve do not closed completely and part of the blood leak back.
Answered on Oct 21, 2017
Dr. Amit Uppal
16 years experience Pulmonary Critical Care
Valve issue: There is a valve that separates the right side of your heart from the artery leading to your lungs. It's called the pulmonic valve. It should allow blood to flow towards your lungs but not back towards the right heart. Regurgitation means a small amount of blood moves backwards across the valve.
Answered on Nov 28, 2017
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