Valvular Heart Disease

Valvular heart failure is any disorder that affects one or more of the heart's four valves. Such disorders are caused by age, congenital (inborn) defects, pregnancy, and heart disease from rheumatism.

Treatment: Some of the most common treatments for valvular heart disease are briefly offered as: • Avoid excessive alcohol consumption • Do not smoke• Antibiotic drugs • Anti-Thrombotic drugs such as aspirin • Anticoagulant such as warfarin • Balloon dilatation • Medication for water pills

 

Subtopics

Epidemiology of Valvular Heart Disease | Cellular and Molecular Basis of Calcific Aortic Valve Disease | Clinical and Genetic Risk Factors for Calcific Valve Disease | Evaluation of Valvular Heart Disease by Cardiac Magnetic Resonance and Computed Tomography | Aortic Stenosis | Aortic Regurgitation | Aortic Valve Implantation | Surgical Approach to Diseases of the Aortic Valve | Rheumatic Mitral Valve | Myxomatous Mitral Valve | Infective Endocarditis | Prosthetic Heart Valves | Valvular Heart Disease in Pregnancy

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