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Introduction to valvular heart disease

Jim Newton, Nikant Sabharwal, Saul Myerson, Steven Westaby and Bernard Prendergast

in Valvular Heart Disease

Published on behalf of Oxford University Press

ISBN: 9780199559237
Published online October 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780191726200 | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/med/9780199559237.003.0001

Series: Oxford Specialist Handbooks

Introduction to valvular heart disease

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Introduction - Epidemiology - Anatomy and pathophysiology - Aortic valve anatomy - Physiology of aortic stenosis - Physiology of aortic regurgitation - Mixed aortic valve disease - Mitral valve anatomy - Physiology of mitral stenosis - Physiology of mitral regurgitation - Mixed mitral valve disease - Tricuspid valve anatomy - Physiology of tricuspid stenosis - Physiology of tricuspid regurgitation - Pulmonary valve anatomy - Physiology of pulmonary stenosis - Physiology of pulmonary regurgitation

Chapter.  7048 words.  Illustrated.

Subjects: Cardiovascular Medicine

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