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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The purpose of SALUS is to compare the Direct Flow Medical system to the commercially available Medtronic CoreValve in high- and extreme-risk patients with severe symptomatic aortic stenosis.
That being said, more than one-third of women with severe aortic stenosis will require hospitalization for cardiac reasons during their pregnancy, with heart failure the No.
Aortic stenosis is the narrowing of the aortic valve in the heart.
Current clinical guidelines on the management of aortic stenosis make a clear distinction between symptomatic and asymptomatic conditions - however, what they identify is the need to treat severe aortic stenosis as early as possible.
One in 20 people over 65 have a degree of aortic stenosis.
Aortic stenosis occurs when the heart's aortic valve is narrowed, restricting blood flow from the heart to the body.
About 300,000 patients worldwide are diagnosed with aortic stenosis each year.
We're trying to sort out the patients who are dying with aortic stenosis from those that are dying from aortic stenosis," explained Dr.
Other risk factors for developing aortic stenosis include advancing age, high blood pressure, obesity, high cholesterol levels and smoking.
1) Ever since it became an effective treatment option for patients who have severe aortic stenosis with high surgical risk or contraindications to the standard surgery.
An 81-year-old woman was admitted to hospital for symptomatic aortic stenosis (AS) in July 2010, with a history of moderate AS, mild-moderate aortic regurgitation, moderate mitral regurgitation, paroxysmal atrial fibrillation and pacemaker implantation for a 2:1 atrioventricular heart block.
All patients had severe symptomatic aortic stenosis and were considered at high risk for surgical valve replacement.