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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Aortic stenosis is a heart condition where the aortic valve restricts blood flow from the heart to the rest of the body.
Care monitoring company Edwards Lifesciences Corporation (NYSE:EW) disclosed on Friday that it has receipt approval from the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) to expand use of the SAPIEN 3 and SAPIEN 3 Ultra transcatheter heart valve systems to the treatment of severe, symptomatic aortic stenosis (AS) patients at low risk of open-heart surgery.
The researchers randomly assigned 725 patients (mean age 74) with severe symptomatic aortic stenosis to the TAVR treatment group and another 678 patients to an open-heart surgery group.
"Our new research has shown that platelet-derived TGF-beta1 contributes to scar tissue formation in the aortic valve, leading to aortic stenosis," said Ahamed, who joined OMRF from New York's Rockefeller University in 2015.
Aortic stenosis is a narrowing of the aortic valve that occurs because of calcium deposits that cause the valve to narrow.
In patients with aortic stenosis (AS) the concentration of NT-proBNP was significantly high (5990.2+-5893 pg/ml) (p< 0.001 vs.
Long-term exposure to higher blood pressure is a strong and potentially modifiable risk factor for aortic stenosis and regurgitation at every level of typical blood pressure, not only in those who are classified as having hypertension.
If you have aortic stenosis, the left ventricle has to work harder to pump blood into the aorta, which is the main outlet for blood to continue on into the body.
Among the clinical scenarios of the cases are critical aortic stenosis, stress-induced cardiomyopathy (Takotsubo cardiomyopathy), multi-vessel disease: demand ischemia causing ST elevations, hyperkalemia, and critical aortic stenosis.
In this paper, we report a case of infective endocarditis following aortic stenosis with mild regurgitation in a pregnant woman having a congenital bicuspid aortic valve and discuss its outcomes.
Critical aortic stenosis (CAS) is a rare and important disease in newborns.