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Low gradient aortic stenosis: assessment, treatment, and outcome.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  18798234     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Aortic stenosis is a commonly encountered valvular disorder in the treatment of cardiovascular disease. Generally, symptomatic patients who undergo valve replacement experience a vast reduction in symptoms and a great improvement in survival. A subset of symptomatic patients in whom management is less clear are those with a small transvalvular gradient and low cardiac output, or low gradient aortic stenosis. The assessment, treatment, and outcome of this unique group of patients will be reviewed.
James R Higgins; Raluca Arimie; Jesse Currier
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Case Reports; Journal Article; Review    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Catheterization and cardiovascular interventions : official journal of the Society for Cardiac Angiography & Interventions     Volume:  72     ISSN:  1522-726X     ISO Abbreviation:  Catheter Cardiovasc Interv     Publication Date:  2008 Nov 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2008-10-30     Completed Date:  2009-01-23     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  100884139     Medline TA:  Catheter Cardiovasc Interv     Country:  United States    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  731-8     Citation Subset:  IM    
Copyright Information:
(c) 2008 Wiley-Liss, Inc.
Division of Cardiology, Department of Medicine, UCLA David Geffen School of Medicine, Los Angeles, California 90095-1679, USA.
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MeSH Terms
Aortic Valve Stenosis / diagnosis*,  physiopathology,  therapy*
Cardiotonic Agents / diagnostic use,  therapeutic use*
Diagnosis, Differential
Dobutamine / diagnostic use
Echocardiography, Stress
Heart Catheterization
Heart Valve Prosthesis Implantation*
Middle Aged
Patient Selection
Severity of Illness Index
Treatment Outcome
Reg. No./Substance:
0/Cardiotonic Agents; 34368-04-2/Dobutamine

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