A 47-year-old member asked:
How do i know i have supravalve aortic stenosis?
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Thoracic Surgery 40 years experience
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A 29-year-old member asked:
I know someone with aortic stenosis. Is it a very bad thing?
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Cardiology 32 years experience
Depends: It depends on the cause and severity. Many older persons may have some degree of aortic stenosis, which is a narrowing of the orifice of the aortic valve effectively limiting the blood flow the heart can supply to the body and making the heart work harder. For many, it is mild to moderate and may never cause them any issue in their lifetimes. For others it may progress to requiring a valve replace.
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Last updated Jun 10, 2014
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