Cardiac catheterization. This test can help your doctor find out how much the aortic valve is leaking and check the health of your coronary arteries.
Cardiac pool scan. This test measures how well the left ventricle is pumping
and how much blood is pumped out of the chamber with each heartbeat.
Recommended frequency for checking aortic valve regurgitation1
Severity of aortic valve regurgitation
How often you should have an echocardiogram
Every 3 to 5 years
Every 1 to 2 years
At least every 6 to 12 months
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