Pulmonic regurgitation historical perspective

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Historical Perspective

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Pathophysiology

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Differential diagnosis

Epidemiology and Demographics

Risk Factors

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Natural History, Complications and Prognosis

Diagnosis

History and Symptoms

Physical Examination

Electrocardiogram

Chest X-Ray

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Cardiac MRI

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Treatment

Medical Therapy

Surgical therapy

Follow up

Editor-In-Chief: C. Michael Gibson, M.S., M.D. [1]Associate Editor(s)-in-Chief: Aravind Kuchkuntla, M.B.B.S[2], Aysha Aslam, M.B.B.S[3]

Overview

The pulmonary valve and its function of allowing blood to the lungs for nourishment was first described by Hippocrates. Erasistratus, mentioned the involvement of the pulmonary valve in the unidirectional flow. Realdo Colombo described the pulmonary circulation for the first time.

Historical perspective

References

  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 1.3 1.4 Paraskevas, G.; Koutsouflianiotis, K.; Iliou, K. (2017). "The first descriptions of various anatomical structures and embryological remnants of the heart: A systematic overview". International Journal of Cardiology. 227: 674–690. doi:10.1016/j.ijcard.2016.10.077. ISSN 0167-5273.

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