Aortic Insufficiency

Aortic Regurgitation :  101 Rheumatic fever, syphilis, arthritic diseases, or connective tissue disorders (Marfans syndrome), are the common causes for the development of aortic insufficiency (regurgitation). Aortic insufficiency results in greater than normal forward stroke volumes as a result of normal antegrade flow, combined with additional regurgitant filling due to valve incompetence.  This increase in […]