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Whats the surgical treatment of tricuspid valve atresia?

Whats the surgical treatment of tricuspid valve atresia?

Valve is too small: This is a congenital malformation of the heart usually found before birth or right after birth. The tricuspid valve which is between the right atrium and right ventricle is too small.. There are often other defects that are associated with this. It would take much more than 400 characters to explain. You cardiologist and surgeon should be able to do this for you. ...Read more

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What are the chances of needing surgery for severe mitral valve regurgitation?

What are the chances of needing surgery for severe mitral valve regurgitation?

Depends on symptoms: Symptoms generally dictate need for corrective surgery (repair vs replacement) in mr cases. Consult with a cardiologist. ...Read more

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What is the cure for mild mitral regurgitation and mild tricuspid regurgitation?

What is the cure for mild mitral regurgitation and mild tricuspid regurgitation?

?cure?: Your only cure for leaky valves is replacement with new ones. Since this would require major surgery and risk, it is not done when things are mild. If or when the leaks lead to some other heart issues, they would usually be managed with medication. ...Read more

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What are the typical symptoms of mitral regurgitation?

What are the typical symptoms of mitral regurgitation?

hardly any.: With a large mr, low exercise tolerance and running out of breath are most likely. With a small one, only a murmur on routine heart exam. ...Read more

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Treatment and symptoms of cml?

Treatment and symptoms of cml?

Chr myeloid leukemia: CML can cause high white count with white cells in different stages of maturation, anemia and high platelet count. Fatigue, abdominal pain, early satiety from splenomegaly, bleeding diathesis, risk of infection, usually blood tests and bone marrow biopsy establishes diagnosis by virtue of having a philadelphia chromosome abnormality (translocation 9:22). Disease is highly treatable with oral drugs. ...Read more

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What is the treatment for mitral valve disease?

What is the treatment for mitral valve disease?

Usually nothing: Mitral valve disease includes mitral valve leaking (mr) and blockage (mitral stenosis). Each has a given criteria for surgery. Usually most pts have mild to moderate disease. The pts are monitored for symptoms, arrythmias, heart failure, decreased exercise tolerance etc. Beta blockers, water pills, digoxin, anticoagulation and antiarrthmic medicine, are some time used. If severe only surgery helps. ...Read more

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What is the treatment for valvular pulmonic stenosis?

What is the treatment for valvular pulmonic stenosis?

It depends: Cardiac catheterization: balloon dilation or valvuloplasty. This is the most common method of repair for pulmonary valve stenosis. Surgical repair surgical separation of valve leaflets that have become fused, allowing the valve leaflets to open properly and surgery to replace the valve. ...Read more

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What is the causes of treatment failure of gi koch's?

What is the causes of treatment failure of gi koch's?

I'm confused: I don't know what you mean by "Gi Koch's? Can you please explain? ...Read more

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What is the prognosis of mild to moderate pulmonary valve stenosis?

What is the prognosis of mild to moderate pulmonary valve stenosis?

Pulmonary stenosis: Mild to moderate pulmonary valve stenosis generally has a good prognosis. Mild pulmonary valve stenosis usually does not progress, but moderate pulmonary valve stenosis may worsen over time and require surgery. Treatment is generally highly successful allowing people to live high quality lives provided that they do not have other comorbid problems. ...Read more

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What is the pathogenesis of a mitral valve prolapse ?

Myxomatous change: Mitral valve prolapse is due to the mitral valve tissue being slightly redundant. Often this is related to slight thickening of the tissue and stretching of the chords that guide how far the valve moves. Sometimes the valve leaks, other times not. In may cases this is completely benign. Sometimes people feel their heart skip. ...Read more

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What are the symptoms of mitral valve disease?

What are the symptoms of mitral valve disease?

Mitral valve disease: There could be many symptoms of this condition. Of concern would be shortness of breath or edema that is different than baseline. Palpitations are very common and from many causes. The condition is silent in many. ...Read more

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Cause and treatment of chronic cardiomyopathy?

Cause and treatment of chronic cardiomyopathy?

Cardiomyopathy: There are many kinds of cardiomyoopathy, some infectious , some inherited, some toxic, and other causes; there are treatments that work for most depending on the etiology. ...Read more

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What is the significance of stenosis of the mitral valve?

What is the significance of stenosis of the mitral valve?

It varies: Mild stenosis may casue no problems. Severe stenosis causes the pressure to increase in the left atrium, the lungs and eventually the right side of the heart. The left atrium enlarges in response to the higher pressure and the likelihood of atrial arrhythmias increases. Fluid can accumulate in the lungs causing shortness of breath and exercise intolerance. ...Read more

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Difference between the characteristics of mitral stenosis and mitral regurgitaion ?

Difference between the characteristics of mitral stenosis and mitral regurgitaion ?

Blocked vs Leaking: Stenosis means the valve does not open enough and restricts the flow of blood thru the valve. Regugitation means the valve leaks when closed and allows blood to flow in reverese. Both cause the hear to have to work harder. Mitral regurge is much more common than stenosis in industrialized nations because antibiotics used to treat strep infections have reduced rheumatic fever rates. ...Read more

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What is the causes & treatment of arrythmia?

What is the causes & treatment of arrythmia?

Arrythmia: There is a long list of causes of arrhythmia like heart attack, hypertension, heart valve disorder , congenital heart defects etc, There are different types of arrythmias and treatment varies . http://patient.info/health/abnormal-heart-rhythms-arrhythmias ...Read more

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What is the meaning of mild aortic regurgitation?

What is the meaning of mild aortic regurgitation?

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 chamber during systole. When there is some form of abnormality to the valve there may be leakage back into the left ventricle during diastole. Therefore, the blood is regurgitating back. ...Read more