Dr. Taweesak Chotivatanapong, Vejthani Hospital’s cardiothoracic surgeon mentioned that aortic valve stenosis and regurgitation occur because of age-related degeneration, and that causes calcified heart valve that could reduce the heart valves’ effectiveness. Aortic Valve Diseases
Heart Valve Degeneration usually occurs on people aged over 40 years old because of degenerative tissue flexibility that could eventually lead to heart valve deformity and heart valve regurgitation. Thus, it decreases the heart’s effectiveness, and leads to the following symptoms
Heart valve regurgitation is a disease that can occur on some group of people. Nowadays, patients who have heart valve regurgitation are able to receive the heart valve repair surgery which provides satisfactory outcome and has less side effects compared to the heart valve replacement surgery.
As we get older, our heart valves may deteriorate. After the age of fifty is when a person is most susceptible to heart valve issues.
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