Doctors for Aortic Valve Disease in Yattingudda, Hubli-Dharwad
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AORTIC VALVE DISEASE
Aortic Valve Disease is a disease characterized by a malfunctioning of the heart valves. While the exact causes of the disease are unknown, experts believe that it is a genetic condition that is inherited by most patients at birth.
HOW IS AORTIC VALVE DISEASE DIAGNOSED?
In most cases of Aortic valve disease the diagnosis is done by a physical examination in which the heart murmur may be detected. A chest X-ray, electrocardiogram and echocardiogram are other tests which are involved in the diagnosis. Cardiac catheterization may be required to evaluate the heart function.
HOW IS AORTIC VALVE DISEASE TREATED?
A cardiologist may prescribe antibiotics to treat the symptoms and less the chance of further valve damage. Surgery may be considered to correct the problem. Common drugs are : diuretics, antiarrhythmic medications, beta blockers, ACE inhibitors and anticoagulants
DID YOU KNOW?
Age is a major factor that helps in choosing the correct treatment.