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Aortic Insufficiency

Definition

The backflow of blood through the aortic valve during diastole, may be acute or chronic.

Acute : Etiology

Chronic : Etiology

Signs and Symptoms

Complications

Cardiac Auscultation

Electrocardiogram

Chest X-ray

Cardiac Catheterization

Quantification of Aortic insufficiency by Cardiac Catheterization

Treatment

Aortic insufficiency Severity Scales


PW Doppler: mapping technique

CW Doppler: Spectral strength of regurgitant jet

Color flow Doppler


Jet height / LVOT height

Regurgitant jet area/LVOT area

M-Mode

2-D

PW Doppler

CW Doppler

Color Flow Doppler

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