heart valve

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Synonyms for heart valve

a valve to control one-way flow of blood

an implant that replaces a natural cardiac valve

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A common atrioventricular (AV) junction with a common AV valve (Fig.
Calculation of the percentage of the left AV valve that is guarded by the posterior (mural) leaflet of 44 or less.
However patients with "isolated" mitral cleft especially when associated with a VSD can have accessory chordae attached to the interventricular septum giving the impression of a common AV valve junction.