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afecção valvar

English translation: valve disorder

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Portuguese term or phrase:afecção valvar
English translation:valve disorder
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16:52 Jun 9, 2002
Portuguese to English translations [PRO]
Medical - Medical: Cardiology / cardiology
Portuguese term or phrase: afecção valvar
A patologia mais freqüente nesta população que levou as pacientes a cirurgia foi a afecção valvar (93,2%), sendo a valva mitral a mais comumente acometida (72,9%).
REAREA
Brazil
Local time: 04:52
valve disorders
Explanation:
"What is mitral valve disease?

The heart consists of 4 chambers - 2 atria and 2 ventricles. The atrioventricular (AV) valves ensure that the blood flows from the atria to the ventricles when the heart beats."
http://www.upei.ca/~cidd/Diseases/cardiovascular diseases/mi...

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Note added at 2002-06-09 17:08:47 (GMT)
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\"Severe heart valve disorder reported in patients receiving a combination of the anorectic drugs fenfluramine and phentermine\"

http://www.fen-phen-eresource.com/article236.cfm

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Note added at 2002-06-09 17:11:09 (GMT)
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A valve disorder occurs when one or more of the valves doesn\'t open, or close properly. These malfunctions can take different forms.

http://www.mhvi.org/owners_manual/cond_valve_disorders.asp
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Maria Luisa Duarte
Spain
Local time: 09:52
Grading comment
Thank you very much. You helped me a bunch!!

Have a nice day!
Raquel
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valve disorders


Explanation:
"What is mitral valve disease?

The heart consists of 4 chambers - 2 atria and 2 ventricles. The atrioventricular (AV) valves ensure that the blood flows from the atria to the ventricles when the heart beats."
http://www.upei.ca/~cidd/Diseases/cardiovascular diseases/mi...

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Note added at 2002-06-09 17:08:47 (GMT)
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\"Severe heart valve disorder reported in patients receiving a combination of the anorectic drugs fenfluramine and phentermine\"

http://www.fen-phen-eresource.com/article236.cfm

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Note added at 2002-06-09 17:11:09 (GMT)
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A valve disorder occurs when one or more of the valves doesn\'t open, or close properly. These malfunctions can take different forms.

http://www.mhvi.org/owners_manual/cond_valve_disorders.asp

Maria Luisa Duarte
Spain
Local time: 09:52
Native speaker of: Native in EnglishEnglish, Native in PortuguesePortuguese
PRO pts in category: 4
Grading comment
Thank you very much. You helped me a bunch!!

Have a nice day!
Raquel

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