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    Aortic Stenosis Professional

    Aortic Stenosis, The normal aortic valve is composed of three thin cusps that project from the wall at the origin of the aorta. Aortic stenosis (AS) refers to a tight valve. Ao...

    Heart Valves and Valve Disease Conditions

    There are four common types of valve problem - mitral stenosis , mitral regurgitation , aortic stenosis and aortic regurgitation . Understanding the heart The hear...

    Summary Mitral Stenosis Mitral Regurgitation Aortic Stenosis Aortic Regurgitation Infective Endocarditis

    Mitral Stenosis Professional

    Mitral Stenosis, Due to the frequent association of mitral stenosis with other valve diseases, a comprehensive evaluation of the tricuspid and aortic valves is essential. ...

    Heart Auscultation Professional

    Differential diagnosis The following is a very simple approach to the differentiation of some of the more common and simpler problems of identifying murmurs on auscultation: Aortic steno...

    Infantile Hypercalcaemia (Williams' Syndrome) Professional

    Synonyms: WS; Williams-Beuren syndrome (WBS), chromosome 7q11.23 deletion syndrome In 1961, Williams and colleagues described this disorder in four unrelated children with mental deficiency, an un...

    Nitrates Conditions

    For example: hypertrophic obstructive cardiomyopathy , aortic stenosis , constrictive pericarditis , mitral stenosis or closed-angle glaucoma . (This is the less common form of...

    Aortic Dissection Conditions

    Aortic Dissection, The tear may also extend into the abdomen but any tear that involves the ascending aorta is called a type A aortic dissection. How common is aortic ...

    Pyloric Stenosis Conditions

    Pyloric Stenosis, The vast majority of babies who vomit do not have pyloric stenosis. What causes pyloric stenosis? The muscle in the wall of the outlet of the sto...

    Spinal Stenosis Conditions

    Spinal Stenosis, This is called foraminal stenosis. How common is spinal stenosis? Spinal stenosis is common, especially in older people. , joint injections...

    Micturition Syncope Professional

    Structural heart disease - eg,  aortic stenosis , hypertrophic cardiomyopathy . Hypovolaemia. Postural hypotension . Postural tachycardia syndrome (PoTS) .

    Echocardiography Professional

    Doppler - uses pulsed wave (useful for low-velocity flow - eg, mitral valve flow), continuous wave (useful for high-velocity flow - eg, aortic stenosis) and colour. Colour Doppler allows the...

    Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm Conditions

    Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm, An abdominal aortic aneurysm (AAA) is a ballooning of part of the aorta that is within the tummy (abdomen). An AAA usually causes no symptoms unless it bu...

    Walking Difficulty and Off Legs in Adults Professional

    Cardiovascular examination looking particularly for murmurs - eg, aortic stenosis. Full neurological examination looking for pyramidal, extrapyramidal and cerebellar dysfunction, and testi...

    Dizziness, Giddiness and Feeling Faint Professional

    Examination The primary aim of the bedside evaluation of a dizzy patient is the detection of any vestibular deficits. [ 4 ] Careful examination is required in order to assess a possible underlying ...

    Raynaud's Phenomenon Conditions

    People with myocardial infarction, aortic stenosis, heart failure, peripheral oedema, symptomatic low blood pressure, and unstable angina.

    Peripheral Vasodilators Conditions

    Have a valve in the heart that does not open fully (advanced aortic stenosis ). Are within one month of having had a heart attack . Have acute attacks of angina .

    Cardiac Disease In Pregnancy Professional

    In severe cases, balloon mitral valvulotomy gives excellent results. [ 11 ] Aortic stenosis See also the separate  Aortic Stenosis  article. As with non-pre...

    Exercise Tolerance Testing Professional

    Any condition where left ventricular output is reduced - eg, aortic stenosis or hypertrophic obstructive cardiomyopathy (HOCM). Active systemic illness. Abnormal baseline ECG (eg, bundl...

    Alkaptonuria Professional

    Pigmentation of the aortic and mitral valve cusps and valve rings is a result of intracellular and extracellular pigment deposition and is associated with calcification and clinically significant ...

    Angiotensin-converting Enzyme Inhibitors Professional

    Cautions Renal impairment, renovascular disease (beware in patients with known atherosclerosis who may have silent renal artery stenosis). Reduce and monitor frequently. Aortic s...

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