heart valve

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  • noun

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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Intracellular collagen fibrils in prolapsed ("floppy") human atrioventricular valves.
Ballooning deformity (mucoid degeneration) of atrioventricular valves.
But, left circumflex coronary artery took a course behind the atrioventricular valves and totally occluded proximally with TIMI 1 flow (Fig.
The diagnosis was confirmed by echocardiography that revealed ventriculoarterial discordance (transposition of the great arteries), severe dilatation and hypokinesis of the systemic (anatomic right) ventricle, normal function of the pulmonary (anatomic left) ventricle, a normally functioning intraatrial baffle, mild regurgitation of both atrioventricular valves, a right atrial mean pressure of approximately 10 mm Hg, and a pulmonary arterial systolic pressure of approximately 30 mm Hg.