aortic stenosis

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Noun1.aortic stenosis - abnormal narrowing of the aortic valveaortic stenosis - abnormal narrowing of the aortic valve
stenosis, stricture - abnormal narrowing of a bodily canal or passageway
valvular heart disease - heart disease caused by stenosis of the cardiac valves and obstructed blood flow or caused by degeneration and blood regurgitation
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Positive clinical outcomes for transcatheter aortic valve implantation (TAVI) from clinical trials presented at the American Association for Thoracic Surgery and the EuroPCR 2011 annual meetings were significant for the high-risk patient, ineligible for surgery with aortic valve stenosis.
Aortic Valve Stenosis Global Clinical Trials Review, Q1, 2011" provides data on the Aortic Valve Stenosis clinical trial scenario.
About Symptomatic Severe Aortic Valve Stenosis Aortic stenosis is a condition where the aortic valve narrows, thereby limiting blood flow from the aorta to the rest of the body.
The CE-mark trial is designed as a prospective multicentric uncontrolled study in which up to 70 patients with severe symptomatic aortic valve stenosis will be enrolled.
About Symptomatic Severe Aortic Valve Stenosis Aortic stenosis is a condition of the aortic valve which prevents the valve from opening completely, thereby preventing healthy blood flow from the aorta to the rest of the body.
The CoreValve system, designed to treat severe aortic valve stenosis without open-heart surgery or surgical removal of the native valve, has now been implanted in more than 10,000 patients worldwide in 34 countries outside the United States.
eIuThousands of critically ill patients with severe aortic valve stenosis are refused surgery every year, and the annual mortality rate is as high as 25 percent in this frail population,eIN said Prof.
This patient's pre-operative condition was substantially impaired due to significant aortic valve stenosis and a severely calcified aorta," said Dr.
Chief of Cardiac Surgery at Sacre-Coeur Hospital in Montreal, Quebec, Canada, on a 68-year-old man who was diagnosed with aortic valve stenosis (narrowing).
Left ventricular hypertrophy (16) due to coarctation or aortic valve stenosis may be visualized on the SSFP cine sequences.
The Symetis portfolio includes the Acurate TA and Acurate neo/TF valve systems for use in the treatment of high-risk patients suffering from severe and symptomatic aortic valve stenosis, which are sold in Europe and in other geographies outside of the United States.
From this prospective trial, the demonstrated hemodynamics and enhancements in patient quality of life support the practice and use of sutureless valves in patients with severe aortic valve stenosis.