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Latest Aortic valve stenosis Stories

2011-10-25 13:06:37

A type of medication known as angiotensin-receptor blockers could reduce risk of mortality in people with a heart disease called calcific aortic stenosis (AS) by 30 per cent over an eight-year period.

2011-10-03 15:21:42

Among individuals 65 years and older, as many as 30 percent have aortic valve sclerosis or stenosis and as a result of their deteriorating health, they cannot enjoy a normal lifestyle.

2011-09-13 23:10:03

While the incidence of the life-threatening condition of aortic dissection is significantly higher than in the general population, it remains low among patients with the congenital heart defect, bicuspid aortic valve; however, the incidence of aortic aneurysms is significantly high.

2011-08-30 11:29:58

Results from a study presented today at the ESC Congress 2011, show that TAVI implantation in low risk patients, met with 100% procedural success (versus 95.3% in the high Euroscore group (p=0.1).

2011-08-29 14:16:30

Severe aortic stenosis (AS) is increasing in frequency as the population ages.

2011-08-16 12:21:00

MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif., Aug. 16, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Cardiologists at El Camino Hospital's Heart and Vascular Institute are taking advantage of advancements in medical technology to offer patients more options for treating heart disease, and to more precisely determine whether to intervene.

2011-06-10 06:39:37

Aortic stenosis is associated with a high rate of death if left untreated.

2011-06-07 00:00:31

Study to enroll patients with severe aortic stenosis for nonsurgical aortic valve replacement. Milwaukee (PRWEB) June 06, 2011 Aurora St.

2011-06-06 15:43:56

Less invasive catheter-based aortic valve replacement and open valve-replacement surgery have a similar one-year survival for patients at high risk for surgery.


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