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What does VHD stand for?

VHD stands for Valvular Heart Disease

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Amongst the conditions which young women are prone to - and which experts say need more research - are valvular heart disease, dissection of the coronary artery and heart complications associated with lupus.
They also discuss advances in diagnostic techniques and their clinical applications; the role of rest and stress; the function and dysfunction of ion channels and the diagnosis and management of supraventricular and ventricular arrhythmias; new therapeutic modalities for the management of chronic coronary artery disease; the diagnosis and management of valvular heart disease and heart failure; chemotherapy and radiation-induced cardiovascular disorders; progress in vascular biology, genetics, and pharmacogenetics; and issues related to costs, errors, and gender and geographic differences in the incidence, diagnosis, and management of disorders.
Evidence of valvular heart disease on echocardiograms after 1 year of treatment was identified in about 2% of patients in both the treatment and placebo arms during the studies.
Patients with Parkinson's disease who received the drugs pergolide or cabergoline had profoundly higher rates of clinically significant valvular heart disease than did those taking other dopamine agonists, in two European studies.
June 16 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Edwards Lifesciences Corporation , the world leader in heart valve technologies, announced today its support of new guidelines for the treatment of valvular heart disease issued jointly by the American College of Cardiology and the American Heart Association (ACC/AHA).