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Aortic Stenosis Life Expectancy
More detail: There is not much "inoperable" as. However, the patients overall frail condition, such as in the very elderly with other health problems, or perhaps a very damaged and poorly functioning heart may make this too high an operative risk. But it isn't the valve. Per se, that is inoperable. Some folks would try a percutaneous valve placement in this setting. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Is aortic stenosis from old age common? What percent of people will get it? More women or men? Life style increase risk?
What would experts say? Could a hole in your heart and aortic stenosis be a life threatening illness?
Does an infant with borderline left ventricle and aortic stenosis and other associated problems can live a normal healthy life or will compromise ?
Likely Compromise: Unfortunately, a "borderline" left ventricle and as will likely have some long term effect. That does not mean your child cannot live a meaningful and happy life. As a cardiologist, i can tell you that there are too many unknowns to begin to speculate. But if things go well (i.e. Surgery/cath) your child can do well and be happy. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
May start from birth: Aortic valve problems may start from birth if the aortic valve was abnormal due to a birth defect. As one ages, there can be progressive wear and tear of a bicuspid valve present since birth. There can also be wear and tear of a previously normal aortic valve in the elderly. Rheumatic fever can also cause scarring of the aortic valve in a child or adult. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
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