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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Less commonly, aneurysm formation and aortic valve insufficiency may ensue, in some cases leading to acute aortic pathology such as dissection or rupture.
Color Doppler echocardiography showed moderate mitral regurgitation, mild aortic valve insufficiency and subaortic membrane 10 mm below the aortic valve, which causes turbulent flow in the left ventricular outflow tract (LVOT).
He also had mitral and aortic valve insufficiency, which means that ``the heart valves leak a little bit,'' Rudin said.
Of cases with RHD, 4 (57%) had mitral valve insufficiency (MVI), and 2 (29%) had an aortic valve insufficiency (AVI) plus the MVI, and one (14%) had AVI (Table 2).