[Percutaneous aortic valvuloplasty in the elderly. Evaluation in 1990].

Abstract

Percutaneous aortic valvuloplasty was used to treat aortic stenosis in elderly patients after attempts performed on the pulmonary and aortic valves of children had proved successful. The technique was initially intended for palliative treatment of aortic stenosis in elderly subjects for whom surgery was contraindicated, but its indications were later… (More)

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