cardiac

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Related to cardiac valvular disease: Heart valve disease

cardiac

1. of or relating to the heart
2. of or relating to the portion of the stomach connected to the oesophagus
3. a person with a heart disorder
4. Obsolete a drug that stimulates the heart muscle

cardiac

[′kärd·ē‚ak]
(anatomy)
Of, pertaining to, or situated near the heart.
Of or pertaining to the cardia of the stomach.
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Prosthetic cardiac valve -- Previous endocarditis -- Congenital heart disease only in the following categories: -- Unrepaired cyanotic congenital heart disease, including those with palliative shunts and conduits -- Completely repaired congenital heart disease with prosthetic material or device, whether placed by surgery or catheter intervention, during the first six months after the procedure(a) -- Repaired congenital heart disease with residual defects at the site or adjacent to the site of a prosthetic patch or prosthetic device (which inhibit endothelialization) -- Cardiac transplantation recipients with cardiac valvular disease (a) Prophylaxis is recommended because endothelialization of prosthetic material occurs within six months after the procedure.
PPH has symptoms which are similar to those of cardiac valvular disease.
Baby boomers needing a prosthetic replacement for a diseased or damaged heart valve receive significant new life-enhancing options in revised guidelines for the treatment of cardiac valvular disease.