semilunar valve


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a heart valve with cusps shaped like half-moons

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2]), produced by the closing of the atrioventricular valves and semilunar valves.
DORV morphology should be characterized by an exact description of the ventricular septal defect (VSD) in relationship to the semilunar valves, of the great arteries to each other, the presence of pulmonary outflow tract obstruction or aortic outflow tract obstruction, the tricuspid-pulmonary annular distance, finally the presence of other, associated cardiac pathology (2).
It is the result of incomplete separation of the aortopulmonary trunk, even though the differentiation of the semilunar valves is completed; the presence of the semilunar valves is necessary to differentiate diagnosis from persistent truncus arteriosus (6).
Even though both arise from the same embryologic origin, the supportive structures of semilunar valves and annulus are different.