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is aortic stenosis hereditary

A 56-year-old male asked:
Dr. Oscar Novick
57 years experience Pediatrics
Aortic stenosis: On rare occasion it can be an inherited problem.

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A 24-year-old male asked:
Dr. Payam Mehranpour
22 years experience Cardiology
Tight valve: Aortic stenosis is tightening of the aortic valve. There are more rare forms of sub-valvular (below the valve) and supra-valvular (above the valve) as ... Read More
A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. John Garner
15 years experience Cardiology
A valve problem: Aortic stenosis is a hardening of the last valve in the heart; this valve is the last thing blood passes through before it is sent out to the body. As ... Read More
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A 55-year-old member asked:
Dr. Matthew Hennig
18 years experience Thoracic Surgery
Surgery vs Meds: Initially aortic stenosis (as) is treated with medications, but when the heart begins failing due to it as well as a few other parameters, it is time ... Read More
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A 55-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mario Matos-Cruz
38 years experience Thoracic Surgery
Yes: Critical aortic stenosis may result in sudden death, stroke.Organic heart disease, heart failure, heart attack. Echocardiography and cardiac catheteri ... Read More
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A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Barton Cook
30 years experience Pediatric Cardiology
Yes: The majority of people with aortic stenosis actually die from something else. If it is severe and untreated it can cause sudden death.
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A 53-year-old member asked:
Dr. Barton Cook
30 years experience Pediatric Cardiology
Yes: The majority of people with aortic stenosis actually die from something else. If it is severe and untreated it can cause sudden death.
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A female asked:
Dr. Joshua Buckler
18 years experience Cardiology
I : I am not exactly sure what your question is but would be happy to help if you could provide more information. You are likely referring to congenital a ... Read More
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A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Anthony LaBarbera
27 years experience Pediatrics
See below: An ekg and echocardiogram.
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A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Frederick Shieh
Specializes in Gastroenterology
Blockage: It is a blockage of the valve leading from the heart. This can result in heart failure and a decrease in the ability of the heart to output blood to t ... Read More
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