Diseases of the heart valves

Written by Dr.Md.Redwanul Huq (Masum)
Sunday, 17 March 2013 11:16

Causes of heart valve diseases-

I. Stenosis of heart valves-

  • Congenital heart valve diseases
  • Acute rheumatic fever with carditis
  • Senile degeneration of heart valves

II. Regurgitation of heart valves-

  • Congenital diseases of heart valves
  • Acute rheumatic fever with carditis
  • Chronic rheumatic carditis
  • Infective endocarditis
  • Syphilitic aortitis
  • Valve ring dilatation
  • Senile degeneration.

Follow the following links to get articles on diseases of the heart valves-

Rheumatic heart diseases

Acute Rheumatic fever

Chronic Rheumatic heart disease

Mitral stenosis (MS)

Mitral regurgitation (MR)