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Aortic Regurgitation

key information

source: Family Practice Notebook

year: 2017

authors: Scott Moses

summary/abstract:

Pathophysiology:

A. Cardiovascular effects of chronic Aortic Regurgitation
-Increased Stroke Volume
-Systolic Hypertension
-High Pulse Pressure (due to low diastolic pressure)
-Increased Afterload

B. Outcome
-Left ventricular dilatation and hypertrophy
-Left Ventricular Failure
-Increased myocardial oxygen demand

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