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Heyde syndrome: a common diagnosis in older patients with severe aortic stenosis.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  19276092     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Heyde syndrome is a triad of aortic stenosis, an acquired coagulopathy and anaemia due to bleeding from intestinal angiodysplasia. The evidence that aortic stenosis is the root cause of this coagulopathy is compelling. Resolution of anaemia usually follows aortic valve replacement. This article discusses studies linking aortic stenosis with other conditions in the triad as well as diagnosis and management of this complex pathology.
M W Massyn; S A Khan
Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article; Review     Date:  2009-03-10
Journal Detail:
Title:  Age and ageing     Volume:  38     ISSN:  1468-2834     ISO Abbreviation:  Age Ageing     Publication Date:  2009 May 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2009-04-20     Completed Date:  2009-05-28     Revised Date:  2009-11-19    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  0375655     Medline TA:  Age Ageing     Country:  England    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  267-70; discussion 251     Citation Subset:  IM    
Department of Elderly Care, Lister Hospital, Corey's Mill Lane, Stevenage, Herts SG1 4AB, UK.
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MeSH Terms
Age Factors
Anemia, Iron-Deficiency / etiology*,  pathology,  surgery
Angiodysplasia / complications*,  pathology,  surgery
Aortic Valve Stenosis / complications*,  pathology,  surgery
Gastrointestinal Hemorrhage / etiology*,  pathology,  surgery
Heart Valve Prosthesis Implantation
Severity of Illness Index
Treatment Outcome
von Willebrand Diseases / etiology*,  pathology,  surgery

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