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Aortic Valve Insufficiency (Aortic Regurgitation)

Pathological condition characterized by the backflow of blood from the ASCENDING AORTA back into the LEFT VENTRICLE, leading to regurgitation. It is caused by diseases of the AORTIC VALVE or its surrounding tissue (aortic root).
Also Known As:
Aortic Regurgitation; Insufficiency, Aortic Valve; Regurgitation, Aortic Valve; Incompetence, Aortic; Incompetence, Aortic Valve; Regurgitation, Aortic; Aortic Incompetence; Aortic Valve Incompetence
Networked: 1001 relevant articles (32 outcomes, 59 trials/studies)

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Disease Context: Research Results

Related Diseases

1. Heart Failure
2. Mitral Valve Stenosis (Mitral Stenosis)
3. Endocarditis
4. Aortic Valve Stenosis (Aortic Stenosis)
5. Mitral Valve Insufficiency (Mitral Regurgitation)

Experts

1. Grube, Eberhard: 7 articles (09/2014 - 10/2006)
2. Couet, Jacques: 7 articles (09/2013 - 03/2004)
3. Arsenault, Marie: 7 articles (09/2013 - 03/2004)
4. Ko, Jong Mi: 7 articles (01/2012 - 12/2005)
5. Roberts, William Clifford: 7 articles (01/2012 - 12/2005)
6. Delgado, Victoria: 6 articles (10/2015 - 01/2010)
7. Hamman, Baron Lloyd: 6 articles (01/2012 - 08/2007)
8. Hebeler, Robert Frederick: 6 articles (01/2012 - 08/2007)
9. Colombo, Antonio: 5 articles (01/2016 - 01/2013)
10. Bax, Jeroen J: 5 articles (10/2015 - 05/2009)

Drugs and Biologics

Drugs and Important Biological Agents (IBA) related to Aortic Valve Insufficiency:
1. Nitroprusside (Sodium Nitroprusside)FDA LinkGeneric
2. Nifedipine (Adalat)FDA LinkGeneric
3. Hydralazine (Apresoline)FDA LinkGeneric
4. Angiotensin-Converting Enzyme Inhibitors (ACE Inhibitors)IBA
5. Digoxin (Digitek)FDA LinkGeneric
6. TaurineFDA Link
7. EnalaprilFDA LinkGeneric
8. PerindoprilFDA LinkGeneric
9. Captopril (Capoten)FDA LinkGeneric
10. Nitroglycerin (Dynamite)FDA LinkGeneric

Therapies and Procedures

1. Sutures (Suture)
2. Catheters
3. Transplants (Transplant)
4. Stents
5. Bioprosthesis