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What is aortic valve disease?

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Dr. Bart Denys
Internal Medicine - Cardiology
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In brief: Aortic Valve

The aortic valve functions as a valve -no surprise here-.
So it can either leak or be restricted (stenotic). Both conditions, when severe, need to be corrected. This is usual done by replacing the defective valve with an artificial one. There are many conditions/diseases that can cause the valve to leak or be restricted.

In brief: Aortic Valve

The aortic valve functions as a valve -no surprise here-.
So it can either leak or be restricted (stenotic). Both conditions, when severe, need to be corrected. This is usual done by replacing the defective valve with an artificial one. There are many conditions/diseases that can cause the valve to leak or be restricted.
Dr. Bart Denys
Dr. Bart Denys
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Dr. Budi Bahureksa
Internal Medicine - Cardiology

In brief: Busted door

The valve is like a door -- abnormality is related to the function of the door -- either it doesn't open or close correctly.

In brief: Busted door

The valve is like a door -- abnormality is related to the function of the door -- either it doesn't open or close correctly.
Dr. Budi Bahureksa
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