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Why vena contracta is not measured in mitral stenosis ? by Dr. Sangareddi V. Medical Doctor the complex shape of mitral valve especially in diseased state) The vena contracta applies only to single... used as such without amplifying the error. Why vena contracta  is not used to  assess mitral stenosis  severity ? I wonder...
Can mitral valve act as a safety valve in patients with dilated cardiomyopathy ? by Dr. Sangareddi V. Medical Doctor                                     Competence of mitral valve is vital  for proper hemodynamics of  heart .A trivial mitral regurgitation ,is observed in nearly 10-20% of normal population detected...
Why mitral valve replacement carries poorer outcome than aortic valve replacement ? by Dr. Sangareddi V. Medical Doctor disorders that require mitral and aortic valve replacement are Degenerative , calcific  aortic stenosis and regurgitation. Rheumatic mitral, aortic valve disease. Ischemic heart disease -Ischemic...
How to stop narrowing heart valves becoming fatal by Dave W Healthy Living ProfessionalFacebook alongside our usual informative, patient-facing content. A narrowing aortic valve is one... stenosis often leads to chest pain, syncope and heart failureFailure of the heart to pump adequately...
An unpleasnt debate with a cardiac surgeon : How to manage severe mitral stenosis with Mild to moderate Aortic regurgitation by Dr. Sangareddi V. Medical Doctor . She had severe mitral  stenosis with significant calcification , subvalvular fusion , and  a LA appendage clot . She had an aortic valve  which showed mild to moderate AR*  was  and  mild  Aortic stenosis ( Peak  Aoric gradient...
Medtronic Gets Early FDA Approval to Sell CoreValve Minimally Invasive Technology To Replace Aortic Heart Valves–Let The V by Medical Quack Patient ExpertHealth Maven .   UCLA Performs It’s First Transcatheter Aortic Valve Replacement–Aortic Heart Valve Implant Without Open Heart Surgery The valve improves quality of life for most and some bedridden patients get out of bed...
How does the onset of AF modify the auscultatory signs of mitral stenosis ? by Dr. Sangareddi V. Medical Doctor With the onset of Atrial fibrillation Link  to  Echo Image of  Mitral stenosis . https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3qvOMwOshg4 How to assess the severity of  MS in the presence of AF...
The “must read” books on Intra-operative transesophageal echo and mitral valve repair ! by Dr. Sangareddi V. Medical Doctor Mitral valve can be termed as  the most important valve of heart . The reason... the  ultimate outcome in any form CAD ! ) So , indirectly mitral valve function will invariably be affected...
UCLA Performs It’s First Transcatheter Aortic Valve Replacement–Aortic Heart Valve Implant Without Open Heart Surger by Medical Quack Patient ExpertHealth Maven The Edwards SAPIEN transcatheter heart valve is made of bovine pericardial tissue leaflets hand... was recently approved by the FDA for patients who cannot undergo full open heart surgery due to their physical...
Transcatheter Aortic Valve Implantation (TAVI) - Latest Treatments for Aortic Stenosis by Dave W Healthy Living ProfessionalFacebook across the narrowed valve and the valve is stretched open as an initial step. The new valve is mounted within in a metal frame that can be fed through the catheter and positioned inside your own narrowed valve...

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