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Structural heart disease 

Structural heart disease
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Structural heart disease
Author(s):

Juan Carlos Kaski

DOI:
10.1093/med/9780199557462.003.0083
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date: 28 March 2020

Valvular heart disease 176

Mitral stenosis 177

Mitral regurgitation 178

Mitral valve prolapse 179

Aortic stenosis 180

Aortic regurgitation 182

Tricuspid disease 184

Pulmonary valve disease 186

Antithrombotic management in valve heart disease 187

Cardiomyopathy 188

The most common causes of 1° structural defects in the heart are valvular heart disease, heart muscle disease (cardiomyopathy), and congenital structural heart diseases. Less commonly, 2° heart damage may be caused by infection....

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