Aortic valve sclerosis and clinical outcomes: moving toward a definition.


The presence of aortic valve sclerosis has been suggested as a marker of increased cardiovascular risk, including increased mortality. However, it remains unclear whether aortic valve sclerosis is independently associated with risk or merely a marker of coexistent cardiovascular risk factors. Aortic valve sclerosis is usually diagnosed on transthoracic… (More)
DOI: 10.1016/j.amjmed.2010.10.012


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