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Which treatment works the best and fastest for aortic regurgitation?

Which treatment works the best and fastest for aortic regurgitation?

Depends on severity: Lacking other abnormal findings, for mild to moderate aortic regurgitation, medical therapy with blood pressure medications is usually sufficient. For severe, depending on symptoms, size of heart and structure of the valve as well as overall patient condition, surgery may be needed. ...Read more

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I am 26 yr old male diagnosd as mitral valve regurgitation tell me the remedy or furthur treatment?

I am 26 yr  old male diagnosd as mitral valve regurgitation tell me the remedy or furthur treatment?

Routine monitoring: Mr requires periodic monitoring. If the mitral valve becomes too regurgitant ("leaky"), pressure backs up in the left upper chamber of the heart (left atrium) and back up into the blood vessels of the lungs (pulmonary veins). This can cause symptoms, particularly with exertion. If the mr becomes severe, you would need mitral valve repair or replacement. ...Read more

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Treatment options for moderate mitral valve regurgitation with ongoing afib. 88 year old female. Difficulties with blood thinners tolerance.

Treatment options for moderate mitral valve regurgitation with ongoing afib. 88 year old female. Difficulties with blood thinners tolerance.

Watchman device: A fib w mitral regurg is difficult to eliminate by antiarrhythmics or ablation therapy, so rhythm control is less likely an option. Use of newer anticoag options instead of Coumadin (warfarin) might allow for easier and better tolerated anticoagulation. The watchman device (currently research protocol) offers a means oof occluding left atrial appendage (where most clots reside). This might allow f. ...Read more

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Tachycardia, hypertension, trace to mild tricuspid regurgitation, trace pulmonic valvular insufficiency on ecg. What's this mean and what treatment?

Tachycardia, hypertension, trace to mild tricuspid regurgitation, trace pulmonic valvular insufficiency on ecg. What's this mean and what treatment?

Probably nothing: Mild degree of tricuspid and pulmonic regurgitation are often seen normally on echocardiogram in the absence of any other finding. At your age,hypertension and tachycardia ,often labile , are often emotional/psychological but needs to be determined if you do not have medical conditions such as thyroid that can give the same symptoms.See your MD ...Read more

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Echocardiogram normal except for minimal mitral regurgitation. Ejection Fraction 64. EKG/X-rays normal. is any treatment or more testing needed?

Echocardiogram normal except for minimal mitral regurgitation. Ejection Fraction 64. EKG/X-rays normal. is any treatment or more testing needed?

Sounds pretty normal: but not knowing what your symptoms are (if any) and why the tests were ordered in the first place makes it impossible to advise about additional testing being necessary. Consider a consultation so that all of the clinical information can be assessed or discuss this with your health care provider. ...Read more

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I have pulmonary regurgitation, what are the treatments?

I have pulmonary regurgitation, what are the treatments?

Pulmonary regurgitat: Pulmonary regurgitation generally refers to a leaky pulmonary heart valve. Best to discuss treatment with your doctor. Surgery is not necessary in most. ...Read more

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Does mild pulonary reguritation with no symptoms discovered after onset of af on echo require treatment in a 38 year old healthy male?

Does mild pulonary reguritation with no symptoms discovered after onset of af on echo require treatment in a 38 year old healthy male?

Pulmonary regurg: Mild pulmonary valve regurgitation or insufficiency rarely if ever causes symptoms nor does it require prophylactic therapy antibiotic therapy . If associated with a medical condition, that condition should be corrected in order to avoid progression of the insufficiency. Surgery is the only effective treatment for pr and may be indicated in severe symptomatic cases. ...Read more

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What treatment is needed for interatrial septum aneurysmal with pfo, severe tricuspid reguritation, elevated rvsp?

What treatment is needed for interatrial septum aneurysmal with pfo, severe tricuspid reguritation, elevated rvsp?

Syndrome : More information is needed to make a determination. Should consult with your doctor and if desired get additional opinion from another who has all the information about the patient. ...Read more

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Mitral regurgitation 396.3 mitral valve prolapse, history of v 12.50 what are some of the treatments for this condition and any information you can share. Thank you. Joy age 60, female

Mitral regurgitation  396.3  mitral valve prolapse, history of v 12.50 what are some of the treatments for this condition and any information you can share.  Thank you.
Joy

 age 60, female

Repair: Mitral valve repair when possible, can cure regurgitation and results in the best long term survival by preventing long term complications, preserving heart and lung function and preventing thromboembolic cerebral strokes or arterial emboli . Check out www.Mitralvalverepair.Org go see dr. David h. Adams at mt. Sinai in ny. ...Read more

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