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  1. Aortic Stenosis

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

  2. Aortic Stenosis

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    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...

  3. Aortic Regurgitation

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    Aortic Regurgitation, In some cases, aortic regurgitation occurs at the same time as aortic stenosis. See separate leaflet called Aortic Stenosis . , heart failure endoc...

  4. Heart Valves and Valve Disease

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    There are four separate leaflets that give details of the four common types of valve problem - mitral stenosis, mitral regurgitation, aortic stenosis and aortic regurgitatio...

  5. Mitral Stenosis

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    Mitral Stenosis, This can lead to disorders called mitral stenosis, mitral regurgitation , or both. What is mitral stenosis? Mitral stenosis means that when ...

  6. Mitral Stenosis

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    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. ...

  7. Heart Auscultation

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    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...

  8. Infantile Hypercalcaemia (Williams' Syndrome)

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    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...

  9. Nitrates

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

  10. Aortic Dissection

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    Aortic Dissection, Blood then surges through the tear, causing the inner and middle layers of the aorta to separate (dissect). Aortic dissection is a medical emergency and needs u...

  11. Spinal Stenosis

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

  12. Pyloric Stenosis

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    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 stoma...

  13. Micturition Syncope

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

  14. Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm

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    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...

  15. Echocardiography

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    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...

  16. Walking Difficulty and Off Legs in Adults

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

  17. Dizziness, Giddiness and Feeling Faint

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    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 ...

  18. Cardiac Disease In Pregnancy

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

  19. Exercise Tolerance Testing

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

  20. Peripheral Vasodilators

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    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 .