Valvular cardiomyopathy

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Abstract

Problems with heart valve function can lead to heart failure and can complicate cardiomyopathies from other causes. This chapter focuses on both primary and secondary valve disease. It describes the causes, symptoms, medical and surgical therapies, and their expected effectiveness.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Title of host publicationCongestive Heart Failure and Cardiac Transplantation
Subtitle of host publicationClinical, Pathology, Imaging and Molecular Profiles
PublisherSpringer International Publishing
Pages135-149
Number of pages15
ISBN (Electronic)9783319445779
ISBN (Print)9783319445755
DOIs
StatePublished - Jun 1 2017

Keywords

  • Aortic stenosis
  • Heart valve disease
  • Heart valve dysfunction
  • Mitral regurgitation
  • Valve failure
  • Valvular cardiomyopathy

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