Decision Considerations - Aerospace Medical Dispositions
Item 36. Heart - Valvular Disease

Common Conditions and Course of Action

Disease/Condition Class Evaluation Data Disposition
Aortic and Mitral Insufficiency All CHD Protocol with ECHO Initial Special Issuance - Requires FAA Decision

Followup Special Issuance's - See AASI Protocol

Mitral Valve Repair All See CACI - Mitral Valve Repair Worksheet Follow CACI - Mitral Valve Repair Worksheet (PDF)

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Single Valve Replacement (Tissue, Mechanical or Valvuloplasty) 1st & 2nd See Cardiac Valve Replacement Requires FAA Decision
Single Valve Replacement (Tissue, Mechanical or Valvuloplasty) 3rd See Cardiac Valve Replacement Initial Special Issuance - Requires FAA Decision

Followup Special Issuance's - See AASI Protocol

Multiple Valve Replacement All Document history and findings, CVE Protocol, and submit any tests deemed appropriate Requires FAA Decision
All Other Valvular Disease All CHD Protocol with ECHO Requires FAA Decision