Theo Meyer

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Acute Severe Aortic Regurgitation

I. Acute Severe Aortic Regurgitation: What every physician needs to know. Acute severe aortic regurgitation (AR) comes about when there is rapid disruption of the anatomic integrity of the aortic valve. As a consequence, the sudden imposition of a large regurgitant volume leads to a precipitous increase in left ventricular diastolic pressure and a decrease…

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