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Aortic Valve Insufficiency

"Aortic Valve Insufficiency" is a descriptor in the National Library of Medicine's controlled vocabulary thesaurus, MeSH (Medical Subject Headings). Descriptors are arranged in a hierarchical structure, which enables searching at various levels of specificity.

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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).


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This graph shows the total number of publications written about "Aortic Valve Insufficiency" by people in the URMC Research Network by year, and whether "Aortic Valve Insufficiency" was a major or minor topic of these publication.