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CCC Critical Care compendium 340

Aortic Regurgitation Echocardiography

OVERVIEW causes: degeneration, infective endocarditis, dilated aortic root, aortic dissection. SEVERITY ASSESSMENT large regurgitant jet on CFD— if takes up more than 65% of LVOT then severe flow reversal in aorta LV dilation— LV end-systolic diameter > 5.5cm large regurgitant…