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What causes heart valve disease?
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Dr. Eric Toloza
Surgery - Thoracic
In brief: Confused
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In brief: Confused
A cardiologist asking this question?
Dr. Eric Toloza
Dr. Eric Toloza
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Dr. Nassir Azimi
Clinical Lipidology
In brief: Multiple causes.
Stress, stretch, calcium deposition and degeneration all are factors that lead to disease in heart valves.
Recurrent inflammation, rheumatic heart disease, infection on the valves themselves is other reasons. Heart conditions and other disorders, age-related changes, rheumatic fever, and infections can cause acquired heart valve disease. These factors change the shape or flexibility of once-normal.

In brief: Multiple causes.
Stress, stretch, calcium deposition and degeneration all are factors that lead to disease in heart valves.
Recurrent inflammation, rheumatic heart disease, infection on the valves themselves is other reasons. Heart conditions and other disorders, age-related changes, rheumatic fever, and infections can cause acquired heart valve disease. These factors change the shape or flexibility of once-normal.
Dr. Nassir Azimi
Dr. Nassir Azimi
Thank
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