Aortic Valve Stenosis

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Aortic Valve Stenosis

Aortic valve stenosis, or aortic stenosis, is a relatively common heart condition. Generally, blood is pumped by the heart to the rest of the body, exiting the heart through the aortic valve. Aortic stenosis is characterized by a narrowing of this valve. This narrowed valve can hinder blood flow from the heart, also causing the heart to work harder. Over time, this may weaken the heart muscle and cause fatigue and dizziness. Other symptoms include: chest pain, coughing (sometimes bloody), and breathing problems. Symptoms experienced by infants include: failure to gain weight, difficulty feeding, and serious breathing problems. This condition can be present from birth, but most often develops later in life due to the buildup of calcium in the valve. Aortic stenosis can affect both men and women, but is more common in men. Treatment includes medication to control blood pressure and possibly surgery to replace the valve.

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Scientific Literature

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The terms "Aortic Valve Stenosis" returned 554 free, full-text research articles on human participants. First 3 results:

[Results of aortic valve replacement in patients with aortic stenosis associated with severe left ventricular dysfunction].
 

Author(s): Abderrahmane Bakkali, Imad Jaabari, Claude Koulekey Dadji, Rochde Sayah, Mohamed Laaroussi

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The operative risk of aortic valve replacement (AVR) due to tight aortic stenosis (AS) associated with severe left ventricular dysfunction is high. Several risk factors for postoperative mortality have been described, but most of the reported case series are heterogeneous. This study ...

Last Updated: 31 Dec 1969

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Impact of left ventricular diastolic function and survival in patients with severe aortic stenosis undergoing transcatheter aortic valve replacement.
 

Author(s): Kimi Sato, Serge Harb, Arnav Kumar, Samir R Kapadia, Stephanie Mick, Amar Krishnaswamy, Milind Y Desai, Brian P Griffin, L Leonardo Rodriguez, E Murat Tuzcu, Lars G Svensson, Zoran B Popović

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In year 2016, the American Society of Echocardiography (ASE) and the European Association of Cardiovascular Imaging (EACVI) updated Recommendations for the assessment and grading of diastolic dysfunction (DD). We aimed to assess the applicability of this DD grading method and its ...

Last Updated: 31 Dec 1969

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A novel echocardiographic hemodynamic index for predicting outcome of aortic stenosis patients following transcatheter aortic valve replacement.
 

Author(s): Altayyeb Yousef, Benjamin Hibbert, Joshua Feder, Jordan Bernick, Juan Russo, Zachary MacDonald, Christopher Glover, Alexander Dick, Munir Boodhwani, Buu-Khanh Lam, Marc Ruel, Marino Labinaz, Ian G Burwash

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Transcatheter aortic valve replacement (TAVR) reduces left ventricular (LV) afterload and improves prognosis in aortic stenosis (AS) patients. However, LV afterload consists of both valvular and arterial loads, and the benefits of TAVR may be attenuated if the arterial load dominates. ...

Last Updated: 31 Dec 1969

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The terms "Aortic Valve Stenosis" returned 43 free, full-text review articles on human participants. First 3 results:

Transcatheter aortic valve implantation for aortic stenosis in high surgical risk patients: A systematic review and meta-analysis.
 

Author(s): Zulian Liu, Elaine Kidney, Danai Bem, George Bramley, Susan Bayliss, Mark A de Belder, Carole Cummins, Rui Duarte

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Symptomatic aortic stenosis has a poor prognosis. Many patients are considered inoperable or at high surgical risk for surgical aortic valve replacement (SAVR), reflecting their age, comorbidities and frailty. The clinical effectiveness and safety of TAVI have not been reviewed systematically ...

Last Updated: 31 Dec 1969

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Epigenome alterations in aortic valve stenosis and its related left ventricular hypertrophy.
 

Author(s): Igor Gošev, Martina Zeljko, Željko Đurić, Ivana Nikolić, Milorad Gošev, Sanja Ivčević, Dino Bešić, Zoran Legčević, Frane Paić

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Aortic valve stenosis is the most common cardiac valve disease, and with current trends in the population demographics, its prevalence is likely to rise, thus posing a major health and economic burden facing the worldwide societies. Over the past decade, it has become more than clear ...

Last Updated: 31 Dec 1969

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Efficacy and safety of transcatheter aortic valve replacement in aortic stenosis patients at low to moderate surgical risk: a comprehensive meta-analysis.
 

Author(s): Ahmed Elmaraezy, Ammar Ismail, Abdelrahman Ibrahim Abushouk, Moutaz Eltoomy, Soha Saad, Ahmed Negida, Osama Mahmoud Abdelaty, Ahmed Ramadan Abdallah, Ahmed Magdy Aboelfotoh, Hossam Mahmoud Hassan, Aya Gamal Elmaraezy, Mahmoud Morsi, Farah Althaher, Moath Althaher, Ammar M AlSafadi

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Recently, transcatheter aortic valve replacement (TAVR) has become the procedure of choice in high surgical risk patients with aortic stenosis (AS). However, its value is still debated in operable AS cases. We performed this meta-analysis to compare the safety and efficacy of TAVR ...

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Sizing-sTrategy of Bicuspid AoRtic Valve Stenosis With Transcatheter Self-expandable Valve
 

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Condition Summary: Aortic Valve Stenosis

 

Last Updated: 3 Sep 2015

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PCSK9 Inhibitors in the Progression of Aortic Stenosis
 

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Last Updated: 8 Feb 2017

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