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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Previous surgery and pulmonary valve dysplasia are not contraindications for balloon valvuloplasty10,23.
146) and valve dysplasia in one infant (Patient No.
concluded that PBPV was suboptimal for dysplastic valve PVS.[30] PVS with valve dysplasia requires surgical valvotomy to reconstruct the valve and thoroughly relieve the obstruction.
Coverage begins with the physics of ultrasound and proceeds through the two-dimensional echocardiographic exam; the M-mode and Doppler exam;, evaluation of size, function, and hemodynamics; acquired valvular disease; hypertensive heart disease; myocardial diseases; pericardial disease, effusions, and masses; congenital shunts and AV valve dysplasia; and stenotic lesions.
TRICUSPID Valve Dysplasia (TVD) is a heart disease affecting the valves of the heart, which means the heart cannot work at maximum efficiency.
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.