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What is the risk for stroke with balloon valvuloplasty on an aorta?

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Dr. Liviu Klein
Internal Medicine - Cardiology
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In brief: 2-6%

For balloon valvuliplasty of the aortic valve, the risk of stroke us 2-6%, depending on the experience if the physician performing it and the characteristics of the patient's aorta and aortic valve (if they have a lot of calcium, the risk is higher).

In brief: 2-6%

For balloon valvuliplasty of the aortic valve, the risk of stroke us 2-6%, depending on the experience if the physician performing it and the characteristics of the patient's aorta and aortic valve (if they have a lot of calcium, the risk is higher).
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Dr. Francis Uricchio
Internal Medicine - Cardiology

In brief:

I think you mean the aortic valve. Overall the risk is 5%.

In brief:

I think you mean the aortic valve. Overall the risk is 5%.
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