Acquired aortic valve disease occurs because your valve simply wears out over time and usually happens as you age calcium collects on the valve and can cause the leaflets to stiffen and narrow which limits their motion. In this condition the aortic valve doesnt close properly causing blood to flow backward into the left ventricle your treatment depends on the type and severity of your aortic valve disease in some cases you may need surgery to repair or replace the aortic valve. Add tags for surgery for acquired aortic valve disease be the first similar items related subjects 10 aortic valve surgery aortic valve diseases aortic valve surgery heart valves transplantation heart valve prosthesis bioprosthesis heart valve diseases surgery aortenklappe. Acquired aortic valve disease occurs because the aortic valve simply wears out over time and usually happens with age calcium collects on the valve and can cause the leaflets to stiffen and narrow which limits their motion. Figure 1 calcific aortic stenosis from michael kb acquired aortic valve disease sabistion spencer surgery of the chest philadelphia elsevier saunders 2005 industrialized nations aortic stenosis
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