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Can a person survive with 3 valves in a heart ?

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Mon, 9 May 2011
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Normally there are 4 valves in heart .that are mitral valve, aortic valve, pulmpnary valve and tricuspid valve.. no person cannot surrvive with 3 valves.. they can survive only is there is shunt between great vessels.. survival is few yrs.. surgical correction is necessary..
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