Chapter 12. Pathology of Aortic Insufficiency

  1. Jürgen Haase MD, PhD, FESC, FACC Professor of Medicine Consultant Cardiologist4,
  2. Hans-Joachim Schäfers MD, PhD Professor of Surgery Chair5,
  3. Horst Sievert MD, FESC, FACC Professor of Medicine Head6 and
  4. Ron Waksman MD, FACC Professor of Medicine Associate Director Director7,8
  1. Philipp A. Schnabel MD Professor of Medicine1,
  2. Artur Lichtenberg MD, PhD2,
  3. Esther Herpel MD1,
  4. Arne Warth1 and
  5. Nikolaus Gassler MD, MA Professor of Pathology3

Published Online: 22 JUN 2010

DOI: 10.1002/9781444316704.ch12

Cardiovascular Interventions in Clinical Practice

Cardiovascular Interventions in Clinical Practice

How to Cite

Schnabel, P. A., Lichtenberg, A., Herpel, E., Warth, A. and Gassler, N. (2010) Pathology of Aortic Insufficiency, in Cardiovascular Interventions in Clinical Practice (eds J. Haase, H.-J. Schäfers, H. Sievert and R. Waksman), Wiley-Blackwell, Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9781444316704.ch12

Editor Information

  1. 4

    Kardiocentrum Frankfurt, Klinik Rotes Kreuz, Frankfurt/Main, Germany

  2. 5

    Department of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery, University Hospital Saarland, Homburg/Saar, Germany

  3. 6

    Department of Cardiology, CardioVascular Center Frankfurt, Frankfurt, Germany

  4. 7

    Division of Cardiology, Washington, DC, USA

  5. 8

    Experimental Cardiology, Washington Hospital Center, Washington, DC, USA

Author Information

  1. 1

    Institute of Pathology, University Clinics Heidelberg, Heidelberg, Germany

  2. 2

    Clinic for Cardiovascular Surgery, University of Düsseldorf, Düsseldorf, Germany

  3. 3

    Institute of Pathology, RWTH Aachen University, Aachen, Germany

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 22 JUN 2010
  2. Published Print: 10 MAY 2010

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9781405182775

Online ISBN: 9781444316704

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Keywords:

  • Pathology of Aortic Insufficiency;
  • Etiology;
  • Aortic insufficiency (AI);
  • Anatomy and physiology of the aortic valve and the aortic root;
  • Gross and histologic pathology of aortic insufficiency

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Etiology

  • Anatomy and physiology of the aortic valve and the aortic root

  • Pathophysiology

  • Treatment

  • Acknowledgments

  • References