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Pathogenesis of Valvular Heart Disease

Nalini M. Rajamannan

Edited by Joseph G. Murphy

in Mayo Clinic Cardiology

Fourth edition

Published on behalf of © Mayo Foundation for Medical Education and Research

Published in print November 2012 | ISBN: 9780199915712
Published online May 2013 | e-ISBN: 9780199322824 | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/med/9780199915712.003.0864

Series: Mayo Clinic Scientific Press

Pathogenesis of Valvular Heart Disease

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The mechanisms causing valvular disease of the aortic, mitral, tricuspid, and pulmonary valves are examined in this chapter. Sclerosis, stenosis, calcification, and regurgitation are addressed.

Chapter.  3104 words.  Illustrated.

Subjects: Cardiovascular Medicine

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