Aortic Stenosis: Case-Based Diagnosis and Therapy by Amr E. Abbas

By Amr E. Abbas

​With the appearance of much less invasive remedies for aortic stenosis together with percutaneous and apical alternative, extra sufferers are being provided this know-how. As such, making a choice on the genuine severity of aortic stenosis is turning into paramount. Many medical eventualities ensue the place the world and gradient estimates of severity don't fit. This booklet will current case by means of case examples of other sufferers with a wide selection of aortic stenosis. it's going to help cardiologists in selecting sufferers with real aortic stenosis who may gain advantage from valve substitute. it's going to additionally spotlight the position and creation of recent expertise because the function of CTA, MRI, and 3D echo for prognosis and TAVR and mini surgical procedure for treatment​. The viewers will variety from scientific cardiologists, imaging cardiologists and interventionalists alike.

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As the primary compensatory mechanism to chronic pressure overload, the LV remodels by concentric hypertrophy (LVH), through parallel Prolonged LV Ejection Time: Compensation and Insight into Severity of Obstruction The second mechanism by which the heart compensates for AS is through prolongation of the 2 Clinical Assessment of the Severity of Aortic Stenosis 23 Onset of severe symptoms 100 Angina Syncope Failure Survival (%) 80 Latent period (increasing obstruction, myocardial overload) 60 4 6 0 2 Average survival (years) 40 Average death (age) 20 0 0 10 20 30 40 50 60 70 80 Age (years) Fig.

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