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Unformatted text preview: a stenotic valve - a stiff, narrow valve that does not open completely. Turbulent flow is induced because blood must be forced th insufficient valve - structurally damaged valve that does not close properly. Turbulence occurs when the blood flows backward rheumatic fever - an auto-immune disease triggered by streptococcal bacteria that leads to valvular stenosis and insufficiency ....
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This note was uploaded on 10/29/2009 for the course NPB NPB 101 taught by Professor Weidner/wingfield during the Fall '08 term at UC Davis.
- Fall '08