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Synonyms for regurgitation

backflow of blood through a defective heart valve

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Intraoperative 2D and 3D transoesophageal echocardiographic predictors of aortic regurgitation after transcatheter aortic valve implantation.
The REPRISE I results underscore the unique technology behind the Lotus Aortic Valve System, which offers interventional cardiologists greater precision and control in deployment while at the same time minimizing the occurrence of aortic regurgitation.
Had myocardial depression been less severe it is possible that the aortic regurgitation would have been better tolerated.
When using a non-electronic, cardiology-type stethoscope versus the LittmannA stethoscope 3000 series, cardiologists missed an S3 gallop 40% more often, a Grade 2 aortic regurgitation murmur five times more often and critical care nurses misidentified whether a sound was normal or abnormal two times more often.
On echocardiography, he was found to have an aortic regurgitation with possible aortic aneurysm.
A 62-year-old white woman with chronic atrial fibrillation and severe aortic regurgitation underwent elective transcatheter radiofrequency ablation.
1), as well as trace mitral regurgitation, trace tricuspid regurgitation, and mild to moderate aortic regurgitation.
A 34-year-old woman was admitted to the hospital with acute, severe aortic regurgitation, attributable to a dissection of both the ascending and descending aorta, which extended into the supraaortic and iliac arteries.
The woman with prior thoracic and abdominal radiation presented with congestive heart failure, aortic regurgitation, IUGR, and severe preeclampsia at 25.
Q I HAVE been told by an independent doctor during a medical that I have ischaemic heart disease and aortic regurgitation, but was offered no advice or treatment.
Other AV diseases seen in association with fen-phen were calcific aortic stenosis in one case and idiopathic aortic dilatation with aortic regurgitation in another.
Dewar's illness, called aortic regurgitation, is caused by the failure of the aortic valve to close shut after blood has passed through it allowing blood to leak back and forcing the heart to work harder.
An echocardiogram demonstrated an ejection fraction of 20% with mild mitral and aortic regurgitation.
May 20, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- A new study evaluating the Boston Scientific (NYSE: BSX) Lotus(TM) Valve System demonstrated an extremely low rate of paravalvular aortic regurgitation (leakage) for a transcatheter aortic replacement valve, plus a cardiovascular mortality rate of less than two percent at 30 days.
The goal also is to prevent aortic regurgitation, a condition that occurs when the aortic valve doesn't close tightly.