congenital valve

con·gen·i·tal valve

an abnormal lining fold obstructing a passage; for example, of a mucous membrane in the urethra.

con·gen·i·tal valve

(kŏn-jen'i-tăl valv)
An abnormal lining fold obstructing a passage.
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Further studies are needed to determine whether TnC is a promising marker in the differential diagnosis of rheumatic from congenital valve diseases and also in the pathogenesis of rheumatic HVD.
Ansardi was diagnosed with a congenital valve defect, and after a July 2003 valve replacement, he's now off the transplant list and his health is improving.
The procedure, known as balloon valvuloplasty, was first done in 1979 in children with congenital valve disease; its more recent application to adults represents a significant broadening of its horizons.
Therefore, associated congenital valve anomalies should be investigated in NVM as an associated condition contributing to ventricular dysfunction.

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