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I have aortic valve stenosis and am wondering if lifting 10lb dumbbells is bad?

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Dr. Mario Matos-Cruz
Surgery - Thoracic

In brief: VALVE AREA?

Depends on the valve area, transvalvular gradient, contractility, ejection fraction, left ventricular end diastolic and systolic dimensions, and overall physical conditionig.
Need echo findings, blood pressure and heart rate and transvalvular gradients.

In brief: VALVE AREA?

Depends on the valve area, transvalvular gradient, contractility, ejection fraction, left ventricular end diastolic and systolic dimensions, and overall physical conditionig.
Need echo findings, blood pressure and heart rate and transvalvular gradients.
Dr. Mario Matos-Cruz
Dr. Mario Matos-Cruz
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Dr. Eric Toloza
Surgery - Thoracic

In brief: Probably not but

Depends on severity of stenosis and your heart's health ...

In brief: Probably not but

Depends on severity of stenosis and your heart's health ...
Dr. Eric Toloza
Dr. Eric Toloza
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Dr. Carin Van Gelder
Emergency Medicine

In brief: Ask cardiologist

Your cardiologist knows the specifics to your case.
Generally, if asymptomatic, and the valve area is more than 1.5 cm, it should be okay. Check to have your doctor review any exercise program to be safe.

In brief: Ask cardiologist

Your cardiologist knows the specifics to your case.
Generally, if asymptomatic, and the valve area is more than 1.5 cm, it should be okay. Check to have your doctor review any exercise program to be safe.
Dr. Carin Van Gelder
Dr. Carin Van Gelder
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