Category: Valvular & cardiovascular diseases

Valvular & cardiovascular diseases

Mitral Valve Prolapse

Mitral valve prolapse occurs when, upon closure, the leaflets of the mitral valve fold back and overlap, thereby forming a bulge towards the left atrium. In some cases, this condition can be described as the leaflets of the mitral valve “sticking out their tongue” towards the left atrium.

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Valvular & cardiovascular diseases

Aortic sclerosis

Aortic valve sclerosis means that this valve has lost its flexibility without necessarily having a reduced opening.

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Arrhythmia

Disorders of Heart Rhythm

The term “arrhythmia” serves as a common descriptor for irregularities in heart rhythm.
Heart rhythm disorders encompass two primary categories: excitation disorders and conduction disorders.

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