12 doctors weighed in:
What is an aortic valve?
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Dr. Charles Jost
Internal Medicine - Cardiology
9 doctors agree
In brief: See Below
The aortic valve lies between the left ventricle and the aorta.
The left ventricle contracts and sends oxygenated blood to the body, it then relaxes and the aortic valve closes to prevent the blood from returning to the heart.

In brief: See Below
The aortic valve lies between the left ventricle and the aorta.
The left ventricle contracts and sends oxygenated blood to the body, it then relaxes and the aortic valve closes to prevent the blood from returning to the heart.
Dr. Charles Jost
Dr. Charles Jost
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Dr. Rick Koch
Internal Medicine - Cardiology
2 doctors agree
In brief: A trileaflet valve
That separates left ventricle and aorta.

In brief: A trileaflet valve
That separates left ventricle and aorta.
Dr. Rick Koch
Dr. Rick Koch
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