valvular incompetence

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inability of a bodily valve to close completely

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In present study, the patients with higher grade of clinical class of CEAP had combined valvular incompetence or longstanding saphenofemoral incompetence, this shows that the combined valvular defect and longstanding isolated incompetence with advanced haemodynamic changes are prone to more complications rather than their simple saphenofemoral incompetence.
Transthoracic and transesophageal echocardiography demonstrated minimal presence of fluid in the pericardial cavity, dilated ascending and aortic root (approximately 7 cm), advanced aortic valvular incompetence, and signs suspicious for intimal flap in the ascending aorta.
Major surgery may be necessary for aortic or valvular incompetence, and there is a significant risk of potentially lethal dissection of the aorta in adulthood.
Doppler and duplex scans showed valvular incompetence and varicosities of bilateral lower extremity deep veins with absence of thrombosis.
Specifically, the BioMedix systems detect and document cardiovascular disease by characterizing arterial and venous obstruction as well as venous valvular incompetence.