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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Surgical valvuloplasty versus balloon aortic dilation for congenital aortic stenosis: Are evidence-based outcomes relevant?
Gersony, "Natural history of discrete subvalvar aortic stenosis: management implications," Journal of the American College of Cardiology, vol.
Analysis of OPG serum concentration in relation to parameters of echocardiography (AVA, AV Pg mean, AV Pg max and LVEF) in patients with aortic stenosis values in patients with LVEF <50% than in those with LVEF >50.
Assessment of valvular calcification and inflammation by positron emission tomography in patients with aortic stenosis. Circulation.
In this paper, we report an unusual case of aortic stenosis in a dog exhibiting eccentric LV remodeling rather than concentric hypertrophy, which later was determined to be due to systolic myocardial failure secondary to hypothyroidism.
"Once the patient becomes symptomatic with aortic stenosis, treatment becomes critical," said Dr Noor.
(1) In one-third of patients, BAV is associated with significant valvular disease (aortic stenosis and regurgitation), aortic root, ascending aorta, and arch complications (dilatation and/or aneurysm of the aortic root, ascending aorta).
Surgical aortic valvuloplasty (SAV) and balloon aortic valvuloplasty (BAV) for congenital critical aortic stenosis have near similar outcomes13.
The risk of aortic stenosis rises not only with age but also in people with congenital defects, such as a bicuspid aortic valve (which has two leaflets instead of three), or those with scarring from rheumatic fever.
Our study indicates that the preoperative presence and severity of concomitant AR has an impact on the outcome after aortic valve replacement for the patients having severe aortic stenosis symptoms on the basis of symptoms, LV remodeling, systolic and diastolic function.
Barr and colleagues from the New York Hospital-Cornell Medical Center reported a case of a 20-year-old man with xanthomata who died from severe nonrheumatic aortic stenosis [1].
Although aortic valvular sclerosis and aortic stenosis (AS) have long been thought of as two independent entities, they are now considered to be different stages of the same process.