Valvular Heart Disease
Healthy heart valve leaflets are able to fully open and close the valve during the heartbeat
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The valves open and close to control or regulate the blood flowing into the heart and then away from the heart.

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What causes valvular heart disease?

There are several causes of valvular heart disease, including congenital conditions (being born with it), infections, degenerative conditions (wearing out with age), and conditions linked to other types of heart disease.

An infection of the inner lining of the heart caused by a severe infection in the blood.

Can damage the muscles that control the opening and closing of the valve.

What are the symptoms?

Heart valve disease can develop quickly or over a long period.

Dr. Georgios Christodoulidis

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