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Aortic Valve Prolapse

Introduction: Aortic Valve Prolapse

Description of Aortic Valve Prolapse

Aortic Valve Prolapse: The downward displacement of the cuspal material (misalignment of the cusps) below a line joining points of attachment of the aortic valve leaflets. The prolapsed cusp may occlude the ventricular septal defect during ventricular diastole.
Source: MeSH 2007

Aortic Valve Prolapse: Related Topics

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Hierarchical classifications of Aortic Valve Prolapse

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