Cardiovascular Pathology - Case 7 - Part 6

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Using all of the information you have gathered from the chart, prepare a presentation about this case as you would for attending rounds with a concise summary of the history, physical findings, labs and x-rays. Your presentation should be 5 to 7 minutes long. Give your facilitator a copy of your presentation as you finish presenting it.

Incorporate the following into your report:

1. Describe the diagnosis and treatment of congenital bicuspid valve.

2. Describe aortic stenosis and its effects on the heart.

3. Is myocardial ischemia and infarction a risk of surgery?

4. Describe how the right ventricular assist device and aortic balloon pump help support a failing heart.