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Synonyms for regurgitation

backflow of blood through a defective heart valve

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The HARPOON system is designed to facilitate echo-guided repair of mitral valve regurgitation by stabilizing the prolapsed mitral valve leaflet to restore proper coaptation and valve function.
The early results also demonstrated notable reductions in mitral regurgitation with patients experiencing either none/trace or mild mitral regurgitation at 30-days compared to moderate to severe at baseline.
Mitral valve regurgitation was relatively rare among the asphyxiated group; however, moderate regurgitation was found in one patient with moderate asphyxia and in two others with severe type (P=0.
The assessment of valvular stenosis and regurgitation by Doppler was carried out as recommended by the ASE.
When considering individual valves in our study, mitral valve is the most commonly affected valve which coincides with the finding of other studies [11,12,13] and mitral regurgitation was the predominant lesion.
Keywords: Mitral valve repair, Mitral regurgitation.
Tricuspid regurgitation occurs when the tricuspid valve fails to open and close properly, causing blood to flow backwards into the right atrium.
Findings usually observed in the clinical examination are regurgitation of food or water, salivation, retaining of food in the esophagus, progressive weight loss, cough and nasal discharge (LONGSHORE, 2008).
An echocardiogram revealed massive mitral regurgitation and a left ventricular ejection fraction of 32%.
MValve Technologies is a developer of a percutaneous mitral valve replacement system, designed to work with the Boston Scientific Lotus Valve, creating a unique mitral regurgitation treatment solution.
In the Cleveland Clinic study, doctors focused on patients with mitral valve regurgitation, in which the valve leaks, allowing a small amount of blood to return to the left atrium from the left ventricle.
Besides regurgitation, other common problems include a burning sensation in the chest (heartburn) and a sore throat.
A NEW non-surgical method, which is considered to be the only effective treatment for mitral regurgitation, a condition where the heart's mitral valve doesn't close tightly, allowing blood to flow backward in the heart, has been successfully applied for the first time in Cyprus, by a group of cardiac surgeons of the American Medical Centre/American Heart Institute.