Adult valvular heart disease: a practical approach.


The diagnosis and management of valvular heart disease is an important element of primary care practice. This article reviews the essential elements of four common valvular disorders, including signs and symptoms. The disorders reviewed are aortic stenosis, aortic regurgitation, mitral stenosis, and mitral regurgitation. The article places an emphasis on practical aspects of care.

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@article{Cannistra2005AdultVH, title={Adult valvular heart disease: a practical approach.}, author={Anthony J Cannistra}, journal={Primary care}, year={2005}, volume={32 4}, pages={1109-14, ix} }