valve dysplasia

valve dysplasia

Cardiology A congenital defect in which the heart's semilunar valves–pulmonary, aortic–are myomatous, thickened, immobile;2/3 of Pts with Noonan syndrome have pulmonary stenosis due to VD. See Noonan syndrome, Pulmonary stenosis.
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30] PVS with valve dysplasia requires surgical valvotomy to reconstruct the valve and thoroughly relieve the obstruction.
Pulmonary valve dysplasia is characterized by thickened, nodular, and redundant valve leaflets with minimal or no commissural fusion, valve ring hypoplasia, and lack of post-stenotic dilatation of the pulmonary artery13.
TRICUSPID Valve Dysplasia (TVD) is a heart disease affecting the valves of the heart, which means the heart cannot work at maximum efficiency.