Heart valve disease

Laura Harvey, Kenneth Liao, Ranjit John

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Abstract

This chapter was designed to provide the reader with a brief overview of the current treatment options for heart valve disease. Major topics of discussion are: (1) development of prosthetic valve replacements; (2) current issues with valve replacement; (3) major valvular diseases that affect humans in the Western world; and (4) recent advances in therapeutic options for valvular diseases.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Title of host publicationHandbook of Cardiac Anatomy, Physiology, and Devices, Third Edition
PublisherSpringer International Publishing
Pages635-657
Number of pages23
ISBN (Electronic)9783319194646
ISBN (Print)9783319194639
DOIs
StatePublished - Jan 1 2015

Keywords

  • Aortic regurgitation
  • Aortic sclerosis
  • Aortic stenosis
  • Biologic prosthetic valve
  • Mechanical prosthetic valve
  • Mitral regurgitation
  • Mitral stenosis
  • Tricuspid valve disease

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