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What does VHD stand for?

VHD stands for Valvular Heart Disease

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Contrast medium is due to its characteristics suitable for renal compromised patients, patients with left ventricular failure, valvular heart disease, pulmonary edema, myocardial infarction and heart failure.
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.
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.
Cardiology, cardiovascular, and other specialists from the US address--in addition to the pathophysiology of heart failure and current medical therapies--devices such as implantable cardioverter-defibrillators; pacing and defibrillation for atrial arrhythmias; atrial fibrillation ablation; cardiac resynchronization therapy; percutaneous treatment of coronary artery disease, valvular heart disease, and peripheral arterial disease; hemodynamic monitoring; device trials for chronic heart failure; ventricular assist devices and total artificial hearts; left ventricular dysfunction; and the FDA perspective.
Their nested case-control analysis included patients between the ages of 20 and 79, and it excluded patients with risk factors for AF (history of any arrhythmia, congestive heart failure, ischemic and valvular heart disease, thyrotoxicosis, alcoholism, or chronic obstructive pulmonary disease).