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cardiac valve

Any of the four valves that prevent the backflow of blood as it passes into, through, and out of the heart. In order of the entry of the venous blood into the right atrium, they are the tricuspid, pulmonary, mitral, and aortic. See: illustration
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Cardiac valve replacement patients fall into any of six MS-DRGs (216-221) depending on whether they receive cardiac catheterization in addition to valve replacement and whether they present with a major complication or comorbidity, minor complication or comorbidity, or none.
Its lead program involves the development of a prophylactic injection of biopolymer to prevent or reduce the incidence of POAF that occur following coronary artery bypass grafting (CABG) and cardiac valve surgeries.
Cardiac valve regurgitation rates were elevated with current use of pergolide and cabergoline, but not with current use of any other dopamine agonist.
This decision was based on evidence drawn from new scientific information of a risk of cardiac valve disorders associated with the substances concerned.
Doctors said Daniel's heart was too weak to fight the infection, as a result of cardiac valve surgery carried out when he was a toddler.
1-4) In autopsy series, they are found on both the left and right side of the heart with almost equal frequency, and they are uncommonly (<20%) found without attachment to a cardiac valve.
Two drugs, which have now been banned, can cause cardiac valve failure and primary pulmonary hypertension - extremely high blood pressure in the lungs.
The preliminary data on this new treatment modality show that the procedure provides a minimally invasive alternative to cardiac valve surgery.
Lim is an associate professor of medicine and pediatrics for the Advanced Cardiac Valve Center at the University of Virginia and medical director of the Bon Secours Virginia Advanced Cardiac Valve Center.
Nevertheless, the fact that [approximately equal to] 20% of the cardiac valve tissues were PCR positive for Bartonella perhaps indicates that the bacteria had localized to the valves of infected coyotes.
Carcinoid syndrome is reportedly a chronic condition caused by neuroendocrine tumours that usually originate from the gastrointestinal tract and is characterised by severe diarrhea and flushing episodes with long-term consequences that may include cardiac valve disease.
The team specializes in complex cardiac surgery cases, including all aspects of cardiac valve surgery and surgery for heart arrhythmia.