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Aortic Valve Insufficiency

Aortic Valve Insufficiency: Introduction

Aortic Valve Insufficiency: A heart valve disorder where the heart valve is unable to close completely which causes a backflow of some of the blood from the aorta. The condition can be caused by such things as systemic lupus erythematosus, endocarditis, high blood pressure, Marfan's syndrome and aortic dissection. More detailed information about the symptoms, causes, and treatments of Aortic Valve Insufficiency is available below.

Symptoms of Aortic Valve Insufficiency

Home Diagnostic Testing

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Wrongly Diagnosed with Aortic Valve Insufficiency?

Aortic Valve Insufficiency: Deaths

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Aortic Valve Insufficiency: Complications

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Causes of Aortic Valve Insufficiency

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Less Common Symptoms of Aortic Valve Insufficiency

Aortic Valve Insufficiency: Undiagnosed Conditions

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Misdiagnosis and Aortic Valve Insufficiency

Heart attacks can be undiagnosed: Although the most severe symptoms of heart attack are hard to miss, there are varying degrees of severity. It is altogether too common for people to...read more »

Heart attacks can be overdiagnosed: Although many people die from heart attacks, there are also many cases where people fear that they have a heart attack, but actually have something milder. Some of the conditions which...read more »

Rare heart condition often undiagnosed: The rare heart condition called long QT syndrome can lead to episodes of palpitations and rapid heartbeat. In rare cases, this...read more »

Heart attack can be over-diagnosed: Although heart attack is often undiagnosed, leading to fatality, it can also be over-diagnosed. People become concerned that a condition is a heart attack, whereas there are...read more »

Blood pressure cuffs misdiagnose hypertension in children: One known misdiagnosis issue with hyperension, arises in relation to the simple equipment used to test blood pressure. The "cuff" around the arm to measure blood...read more »

Hypertension misdiagnosis common in children: Hypertension is often misdiagnosed in adults (see misdiagnosis of hypertension), but its misdiagnosis is even more likely in...read more »

Aortic Valve Insufficiency: Research Doctors & Specialists

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Hospitals & Clinics: Aortic Valve Insufficiency

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Aortic Valve Insufficiency: Rare Types

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Evidence Based Medicine Research for Aortic Valve Insufficiency

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Clinical Trials for Aortic Valve Insufficiency

The US based website ClinicalTrials.gov lists information on both federally and privately supported clinical trials using human volunteers.

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Aortic Valve Insufficiency: Broader Related Topics

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More information about Aortic Valve Insufficiency

  1. Aortic Valve Insufficiency: Introduction
  2. Symptoms
  3. Causes
  4. Treatments
  5. Misdiagnosis
  6. Home Testing
  7. Types
  8. Deaths
  9. Complications
 

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