Aortic Valve Stenosis

The aortic stenosis (AS) is the narrowing of the aortic valve, which leads to the obstruction of the systolic blood flow out of the LV in the ascending aorta. Causes are congenital bicuspid valve, idiopathic degenerative sclerosis with calcification and rheumatic fever. An untreated AS is finally symptomatic progresses, with one or more symptoms of the classical triad of syncope, angina and exertional dyspnea; it can develop heart failure and…

September 3, 2018