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Valvular Heart Disease

Valvular Heart Disease - How to prevent?

Valvular Heart Disease - Diagnosis

Specific types of valvular heart disease are diagnosed using electrocardiogram, echocardiogram, certain x-ray studies, and / or cardiac catheterisation.

Infective endocarditis
A diagnosis can be obtained through history, physical examination, lab tests, ECG and echocardiogram.

Rheumatic fever
Rheumatic fever may be suspected following a recent throat infection. Symptoms include joint ache, abnormal electrocardiogram or heart inflammation as indicated in a blood test. Heart murmurs may be detected from routine examination.

Valvular Heart Disease - Preparing for surgery

Valvular Heart Disease - Post-surgery care

Valvular Heart Disease - Other Information

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