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Pulmonary Valve Stenosis (Pulmonary Stenosis) Summary

Description: The pathologic narrowing of the orifice of the PULMONARY VALVE. This lesion restricts blood outflow from the RIGHT VENTRICLE to the PULMONARY ARTERY. When the trileaflet valve is fused into an imperforate membrane, the blockage is complete.

Also Known As: Pulmonary Stenosis; Stenosis, Pulmonary; Pulmonary Stenoses; Pulmonary Valve Stenoses; Pulmonic Stenosis Show All >>

Networked: 869 relevant articles (43 outcomes, 39 trials/studies) for this Disease

Key Drugs and Agents for Pulmonary Valve Stenosis

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Drugs and Important Biological Agents (IBA) related to treatments:
  1. Coarctation of the aorta : 2 outcomes 4 studies in 80 results : IBA
  2. Alprostadil (Muse) : 1 outcome 1 study in 7 results : FDA 8 Generic
  3. Right ventricle hypoplasia : 1 outcome in 10 results : IBA
  4. Renin : 1 outcome in 2 results : IBA
  5. Staphylococcal Protein A (A, Protein) : 1 outcome in 1 result : IBA
  6. esmolol (Brevibloc) : 1 outcome in 1 result : FDA 8 Generic
  7. Complete atrioventricular septal defect : 2 studies in 32 results : IBA
  8. Idiopathic pulmonary hypertension : 2 studies in 10 results : IBA
  9. SAS : 2 studies in 8 results : IBA
  10. tranilast (N 5') : 1 study in 26 results : IBA
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Diseases Related to Pulmonary Valve Stenosis

  1. Pathologic Constriction (Stenosis)
  2. Double Outlet Right Ventricle
  3. Takayasu Arteritis (Arteritis, Takayasu's)
  4. Tetralogy of Fallot (Fallot Tetralogy)
  5. Pulmonary Atresia (Pulmonary Valve Atresia)
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Key Therapies for Pulmonary Valve Stenosis

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  1. Balloon Dilation : 27 outcomes 12 studies in 243 results
  2. Angioplasty (Angioplasty, Transluminal) : 4 outcomes 2 studies in 25 results
  3. Catheters : 2 outcomes 3 studies in 47 results
  4. Stents : 2 outcomes in 31 results
  5. Balloon Angioplasty : 1 outcome 1 study in 19 results
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