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Echocardiographic predictors of survival in low gradient aortic stenosis.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  11018209     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
Echocardiographic predictors of long-term survival for patients with low gradient aortic stenosis who undergo aortic valve replacement have not been previously reported. This study shows that patients with larger pre- and postoperative left ventricular volumes, a lower mean preoperative aortic pressure gradient, and failure of volumes to decrease and ejection fraction to increase postoperatively may have a poor prognosis.
Authors:
R L Smith; D Larsen; M H Crawford; B K Shively
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  The American journal of cardiology     Volume:  86     ISSN:  0002-9149     ISO Abbreviation:  Am. J. Cardiol.     Publication Date:  2000 Oct 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2000-11-01     Completed Date:  2000-11-09     Revised Date:  2004-11-17    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  0207277     Medline TA:  Am J Cardiol     Country:  UNITED STATES    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  804-7, A10     Citation Subset:  AIM; IM    
Affiliation:
Division of Cardiology, University of New Mexico, Albuquerque, USA.
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MeSH Terms
Descriptor/Qualifier:
Adult
Aged
Aortic Valve Stenosis / mortality*,  physiopathology*,  surgery,  ultrasonography
Female
Heart Valve Prosthesis Implantation
Humans
Male
Middle Aged
Retrospective Studies
Stroke Volume / physiology
Ultrasonography, Doppler
Ventricular Dysfunction, Left / physiopathology

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