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When does surgery have to be done for valvular aortic stenosis ?

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Dr. Roberto Rodriguez
Surgery - Thoracic
2 doctors agree

In brief: Many factors

The most important factor is, are you symptomatic? If you have any symptoms, surgical intervention is recommended.
50% of patients who develop symptoms from as will not survive more than 2 years. Other parameters to look at are the mean gradient > 40 , velocity > 4 m/s, and aortic valve area <1 cm2. If any of these are met, you should consider surgery.

In brief: Many factors

The most important factor is, are you symptomatic? If you have any symptoms, surgical intervention is recommended.
50% of patients who develop symptoms from as will not survive more than 2 years. Other parameters to look at are the mean gradient > 40 , velocity > 4 m/s, and aortic valve area <1 cm2. If any of these are met, you should consider surgery.
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Dr. Jacques Kpodonu
Internal Medicine - Cardiology

In brief: Critical stenosis

When you have a val love area of less than 1 cm.

In brief: Critical stenosis

When you have a val love area of less than 1 cm.
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