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Disease Aortic Valve Insufficiency

Name Aortic Valve Insufficiency
Synonyms Aortic Incompetence | Aortic Regurgitation | Aortic Valve Incompetence | Incompetence, Aortic | Incompetence, Aortic Valve | Insufficiency, Aortic Valve | Regurgitation, Aortic | Regurgitation, Aortic Valve
Definition Pathological condition characterized by the backflow of blood from the ASCENDING AORTA back into the LEFT VENTRICLE, leading to regurgitation. It is caused by diseases of the AORTIC VALVE or its surrounding tissue (aortic root).
Categories Cardiovascular disease
MeSH® ID D001022
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DiseasesCardiovascular Diseases Has associated chemicals Has associated genes Has associated exposure references Heart Diseases Has associated chemicals Has associated genes Has associated exposure references Heart Valve Diseases Has associated chemicals Has associated genes Aortic Valve Insufficiency Has associated chemicals Has associated genes

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