Schaefer et al reported a simple score for reporting valvular calcification detected by echocardiography. The authors are from University of Washington in Seattle.
Calcification Involving a Valve
a few small "speckles"
a single nodule involving one leaflet or cusp
2 or more nodules involving 2 or more leaflets or cusps, but not confluent
diffuse confluent calcification involving all leaflets or cusps
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