atrioventricular valve


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atrioventricular (AV) valve

a valve in the heart through which blood flows from the atria to the ventricles. The valve between the left atrium and left ventricle is the mitral (bicuspid) valve; the right AV valve is the tricuspid valve.
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Ballooning deformity (mucoid degeneration) of atrioventricular valves.
Characteristics of patients with Eisenmenger syndrome Body Case Age, weight, Length, number Sex years kg cm Diagnoses * 1 F 17 44 157 PDA, ES 2 M 9 22 112 Complete atrioventricular septal defect, common atrioventricular valve regurgitation, mitral cleft, ES, Down syndrome 3 F 14 29 145 Situs inversus totalis, malposition of great vessels, VSD, ES 4 M 6 17 108 VSD, ASD, ES 5 F 8 17 107 Large inlet VSD, ES, Down syndrome 6 M 16 63 185 VSD, PH, ES, operated PDA 7 F 8 17.
Complete transposition of the atrioventricular valves associated with left ventricular apical hypoplasia.
Both ventricles had normal systolic function, and both atrioventricular valves were completely competent.
2]), produced by the closing of the atrioventricular valves and semilunar valves.
Defects in the crest of the interventricular septum, the atrioventricular valves, and outflow tracts make up the majority of congenital heart defects observed in infants.