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    Aortic Stenosis Conditions

    Aortic Stenosis, What is the aortic valve and what is aortic stenosis? The aortic valve is a heart valve that lies between the left ventricle and the aorta.

    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...

    Aortic Regurgitation Conditions

    Aortic Regurgitation, In some cases, aortic regurgitation occurs at the same time as aortic stenosis. Read more about aortic stenosis .

    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...

    Mitral Stenosis Conditions

    Mitral Stenosis, When the left ventricle contracts, the valve closes and the blood flows out through the aortic valve into the aorta. (The aorta is the main artery which takes blood ...

    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...

    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...

    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 outlet of the stomach into the small intestine is called the pylorus. Stenosis means a narrowing. Pyloric stenosis means a narrowed outlet of the stoma...

    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...

    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 ...

    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...

    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 .

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