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Related to valvular insufficiency: valvular regurgitation, pulmonary valvular insufficiency
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a lack of competence

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(pathology) inability of a bodily part or organ to function normally

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The valvular insufficiency is not a damaged or incompetent valve, but simply the result of the valvular edges being spread by vasodilation to the point that they do not touch (Ropacka-Lesiak, Kasperczak, & Breborowicz, 2012).
There were no immediate post operative morbidities and no patient demonstrated any significant valvular insufficiency.
Twenty-four-hour ambulatory blood pressure monitoring or self-monitoring can diagnose white-coat hypertension, he said, but pulse pressure is simpler to use and is suitable for patients without aortic valvular insufficiency or aortic disease, he added.
Twenty-four hour ambulatory blood pressure monitoring or self-blood pressure monitoring can diagnose white coat hypertension, he said, but pulse pressure is simpler to use and is suitable for patients without aortic valvular insufficiency or aortic disease, he added.
In addition to stenosis, an aortic valve may become leaky, a condition known as valvular insufficiency.
Innocent murmurs when were evaluated regarding valvular insufficiency according to age, 10 cases (18%) between 6 and 8 years, 27 (48%) cases between 9 and 11 years, 16 (29%) between 12 and 14 years, 3 (5%) at 15 years old had either one valve insufficiency or two valves insufficiencies.
Chronic dental disease and associated bacteremia are inciting causes of valvular insufficiency.
Objectives: To determine differences in diagnosis of valvular insufficiency by color doppler ultrasonography in standing or semi-Fowler position and Valsalva maneuver or distal compression.
The decline in peripheral resistance may positively affect patients with regurgitant valvular lesions, such as aortic or mitral valvular insufficiency, who may profit from afterload reduction (4).
SAN FRANCISCO -- The use of pergolide in patients with Parkinson's disease is associated with a markedly increased risk of developing cardiac valvular insufficiency, Richard B.