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Aortic Valve Insufficiency MeSH Descriptor Data 2022


MeSH Heading
Aortic Valve Insufficiency
Tree Number(s)
C14.280.484.048.500
Unique ID
D001022
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D001022
Scope Note
Pathological condition characterized by the backflow of blood from the ASCENDING AORTA back into the LEFT VENTRICLE, leading to regurgitation. It is caused by diseases of the AORTIC VALVE or its surrounding tissue (aortic root).
Entry Term(s)
Aortic Incompetence
Aortic Regurgitation
Aortic Valve Incompetence
Regurgitation, Aortic Valve
NLM Classification #
WG 265
Previous Indexing
Heart Valve Diseases (1966)
Public MeSH Note
67; AORTIC REGURGITATION was REGURGITATION, AORTIC VALVE 1963-92
History Note
67; AORTIC REGURGITATION was REGURGITATION, AORTIC VALVE 1963-92
Date Established
1967/01/01
Date of Entry
1999/01/01
Revision Date
2020/02/28
Aortic Valve Insufficiency Preferred
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