aortic stenosis


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aortic stenosis

[ā′ȯrd·ik stə′nō·səs]
(medicine)
Abnormal narrowing of the aortic valve orifice; may be either congenital or acquired.
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Thus, the combination of cardiac dilation caused by the impaired contractility and the myocardial hypertrophy attributable to aortic stenosis resulted in eccentric hypertrophy instead of the anticipated concentric hypertrophy on the echocardiogram.
The presence of both bicuspid valve per se and aortic stenosis could have contributed to the development of aortic dilatation in the index case.
Aortic balloon valvuloplasty is a safe and effective procedure for aortic stenosis win pediatric population.
There was a significant increase in NT-proBNP levels as the severity of aortic stenosis increased (p<0.
Congenital aortic stenosis resulting from a unicommisssural valve.
This is a qualified guess as to what blood pressures should be in patients with aortic stenosis," he cautioned.
Before the exercise protocol, groups with aortic stenosis presented concentric left ventricular hypertrophy with mild systolic dysfunction and diastolic dysfunction.
That's been especially true with regard to aortic stenosis (AS), the cardiologist said.
To ensure the best results for any individual with aortic stenosis, the decision to recommend TAVR or surgical valve replacement should be made by a team of physicians and surgeons with experience in both methods.
Aortic stenosis is the narrowing of the aortic valve in the heart.
Objective: Early and medium-term improvement of functional capacity and regression of left ventricular hypertrophy was evaluated in the young adult patient group following application of 21 mm or 23 mm bileaflet aortic mechanical valve prosthesis due to aortic stenosis.