Cardiac Diseases

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AORTIC STENOSIS

Aortic stenosis is very often due to disease of the aortic valve cusps but sometimes other causes may obstruct…

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MITRAL STENOSIS

AETIOLOGY Rheumatic-commonest. Congenital-may be associated with ASD, cor-triatriatum and coarctation of aorta. Infective endocarditis. AEndocardial fibroelastosis. Viral and Rickettsial…

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MITRAL REGURGITATION

(mitral regurgitation) Mitral valve apparatus consist of mitral annulus, mitral valves, chordae tendineae, papillary musscles adjoining portions of left…

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RHEUMATIC FEVER

DEFINITION It is an acute, subacute and chronic systemic disease involving the connective tissue throughout the body characterized by…

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TRANSPOSITION GREAT ARTERIES

This is the commonest congenital cyanotic heart disease producing cyanosis at birth. In this condition the great arteries have…

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VALVULAR HEART DISEASES

In our country Rheumatic fever is the most important cause of valvular heart disease as in other developing countries.…

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DEXTROCARDIA

TYPES AND CLINICAL FEATURES TRUE DEXTROCARDIA (WITH SITUS INVERSUS) Here there is mirror image transposition of the cardiac chambers,…

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TRICUSPID STENOSIS INCOMPETENCE

CAUSATION OF TRICUSPID STENOSIS INCOMPETENCE These are very rare and are of rheumatic, congenial or of functional origin. Tricuspid…

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FALLOT’S TETRALOGY

CAUSATION: TYPE This is the commonest congenital cyanotic heart disease in adults. Many children with congenital cyanotic heart disease…

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EISENMENGER’S SYNDROME

CAUSATION: TYPES Pulmonary hypertension with reversal of arteriovenous shunt is called EISENMENGER’S SYNDROME.  It is seen in cases of…

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