A 49-year-old female asked:
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Is mild aortic stenosis in 79yo with on/off symptoms(shortness of breath) serious?How should it be treated? He was put on beta blocker and that's it.

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Dr. Ira Friedlander
41 years experience in Cardiac Electrophysiology
Without knowing the: exact findings and clinical situation it is difficult to assess but in general it would be entirely reasonable to treat with simple beta blockers as first line therapy and follow for symptom change over time.
Answered on Jan 5, 2019

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