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Can you define stenosis of a heart valve?
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Dr. Charles Jost
Internal Medicine - Cardiology
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In brief: Narrowing
Narrowing of the heart valve due to rheumatic heart disease, congenital abnormalities and calcification of the heart valve.

In brief: Narrowing
Narrowing of the heart valve due to rheumatic heart disease, congenital abnormalities and calcification of the heart valve.
Dr. Charles Jost
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Dr. Calvin Weisberger
Internal Medicine - Cardiology
In brief: Valve
The valve opens to allow flow out of the heart to the body.
If it doesn't open properly we call this stenosis. It has to close properly to keep blood flowing in a forward direction. If it doesn't we call this insufficiency. Either or both abnormalities can exist in the valve.

In brief: Valve
The valve opens to allow flow out of the heart to the body.
If it doesn't open properly we call this stenosis. It has to close properly to keep blood flowing in a forward direction. If it doesn't we call this insufficiency. Either or both abnormalities can exist in the valve.
Dr. Calvin Weisberger
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