Which of the following is not part of Heyde’s syndrome? Correct answer: d) Mitral regurgitation
Large multimers of von Willebrand factor are damaged due to shear stress when they pass through the stenotic aortic valve at high velocity. Type 2 acquired von Willebrand’s disease occurs as a result of this . Intestinal angiodysplasias which are often asymptomatic, start bleeding when there is a deficiency of large multimers of von Willebrand factor, which is essential for hemostasis.