Aortic insufficiency is a heart valve disease in which the aortic valve weakens or balloons, preventing the valve from closing tightly. This leads to the backward flow of blood from the aorta (the largest blood vessel) into the left ventricle (the left lower chamber of the heart).
Aortic valve prolapse; Aortic regurgitation
Aortic insufficiency can result from any condition that weakens the aortic valve. The condition causes dilation...Read more