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Aortic Valve Prolapse MeSH Descriptor Data 2022


MeSH Heading
Aortic Valve Prolapse
Tree Number(s)
C14.280.484.048.625
C14.280.484.400.100
Unique ID
D001023
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D001023
Scope Note
The downward displacement of the cuspal or pointed end of the trileaflet AORTIC VALVE causing misalignment of the cusps. Severe valve distortion can cause leakage and allow the backflow of blood from the ASCENDING AORTA back into the LEFT VENTRICLE, leading to aortic regurgitation.
Previous Indexing
Aortic Valve (1966-1987)
Aortic Valve Insufficiency (1967-1987)
Public MeSH Note
88
History Note
88
Date Established
1988/01/01
Date of Entry
1987/04/30
Revision Date
2020/02/28
Aortic Valve Prolapse Preferred
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