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What is aortic valve stenosis?

5 doctors weighed in
Dr. Howard Rubin
Internal Medicine - Cardiology
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In brief: Aortic stenosis

Narrowing of the aortic valve which is located between the left ventricle and the aorta.

In brief: Aortic stenosis

Narrowing of the aortic valve which is located between the left ventricle and the aorta.
Dr. Howard Rubin
Dr. Howard Rubin
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Dr. Louis Grenzer
Internal Medicine - Cardiology

In brief: Blockage

The valve gets calcified and does not open fully eventually causing a drop in the output of the heart.
The heart has to work harder to force the blood through the blocked valve.

In brief: Blockage

The valve gets calcified and does not open fully eventually causing a drop in the output of the heart.
The heart has to work harder to force the blood through the blocked valve.
Dr. Louis Grenzer
Dr. Louis Grenzer
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