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What does AR stand for?

AR stands for Aortic Regurgitation (aortic insufficiency)


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The Lotus Aortic Valve System is the first transcatheter aortic valve replacement (TAVR) device of its kind that is designed to minimize aortic regurgitation (leaking) and is both fully repositionable and retrievable prior to release.
A diagnosis of RHD was made by echo-doppler if one or more of the following were present: a) Mitral stenosis; b) Mitral regurgitation (MR) and / or aortic regurgitation (AR) with regurgitation jet length of more than 2 cm in at least two echo planes, along with abnormal valve morphology (a bicuspid aortic valve to be excluded in cases with AR); c) MR and / or AR with regurgitant jet length of 1 -2 cm, and abnormal valve morphology, in the presence of a history suggestive of rheumatic fever.
In the studies, 83 per cent of cardiologists indicated it was easier to detect/hear an S3 gallop, 82 per cent of cardiologists indicated it was easier to detect/hear an aortic regurgitation murmur(Grade 1 or 2) and 90 per cent of critical care nurses indicated it was easier to detect/hear abnormal lung sounds with the Littmann stethoscope 3000 series.
In the studies, 83% of cardiologists indicated it was easier to detect/hear an S3 gallop, 82% of cardiologists indicated it was easier to detect/hear an aortic regurgitation murmur(Grade 1 or 2) and 90% of critical care nurses indicated it was easier to detect/hear abnormal lung sounds with the LittmannA stethoscope 3000 series.