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Moderate to severe aortic stenosis

A 68-year-old male asked:
Dr. Hamsa Jayaraj
Internal Medicine 54 years experience
Complicated: CT chest will not give the information for cardiologist as nuclear stress test. It will be better to do the test after hemoglobin rises above 10 at l... Read More

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A 56-year-old male asked:
Dr. Allen Seely
General Practice 31 years experience
SEMANTICS: Aortic stenosis (valve narrowing) can be a serious heart condition eventually causing heart failure, syncope (passing out) or angina (chest pain). If... Read More
Dr. Mario Matos-Cruz
Thoracic Surgery 39 years experience
Valve area/gradient?: What is the valve area?What is your body surface area? What is the valve gradient? Is it tricuspid or bicuspid? If bicuspid what is the diameter of th... Read More
Dr. Barton Cook
Pediatric Cardiology 31 years experience
Probably not: To be honest, the third may call it "moderately severe". The real question is what does it mean to you? Symptoms, limitations, surgery? Those terms ar... Read More
A 29-year-old member asked:
Dr. William Scott
Pediatric Cardiology 39 years experience
No: Mild to moderate aortic stenosis should not cause any symptoms. The condition should be followed closely as it may become more significant and require... Read More
Dr. Joshua Buckler
Cardiology 19 years experience
Peds cards: Depends on several factors. Recommend that you find a good pediatric cardiologist to talk to.
A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Creighton Wright
General Surgery 56 years experience
Low risk: Careful followup, echocardiogram s etc. If not growing on track, CHF etc. Intervention will be done.
A 29-year-old member asked:
Dr. Roberto Rodriguez
Thoracic Surgery 22 years experience
Echocardiogram: In order to evaluate the severity of aortic stenosis you must have an echocardiogram. Several measurements are performed, including jet velocity and a... Read More
A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Sparacino
Family Medicine 37 years experience
See your doctor: These symptoms can only be adequately diagnosed only after a thorough evaluation by your doctor. This may include labs and other satudies. Once all ... Read More
A male asked:
Dr. Harinder Gill
Cardiology 39 years experience
Aortic stenosis: If symptomatic without surgery your life expectancy is severely shortened.
A 64-year-old female asked:
Dr. Calvin Weisberger
Cardiology 51 years experience
Fatigue: Fatigue is a symptom possible with aortic stenosis but not specific to it. More data would be necessary to predict likelihood whether it is associate... Read More
A 25-year-old member asked:
Dr. Shahin Tavackoli
Cardiology 23 years experience
Generally no: Truly asymptomatic severe aortic stenosis does not usually need surgical/percutaneous treatment. The treatment of choice there is diuretics and certa... Read More
A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Robert Binford
Thoracic Surgery 38 years experience
No: Aortic valvuloplasty is only a temporary measure. It is used for the patients with severe aortic stenosis who's hearts and bodies are too sick for sur... Read More

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