[Clinicopathologic study of calcified aortic valve stenosis in the aged, and evaluation of the indications for percutaneous aortic balloon valvuloplasty].

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OBJECTIVES We performed clinicopathologic study of 56 aged patients with calcified aortic valve stenosis and investigated the indications for percutaneous aortic balloon valvuloplasty. METHODS The patients were 24 men and 32 women with a mean age of 81.9 years, who were classified into the following 3 types by etiology: 33 patients (58.9%) had senile… (More)

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@article{Yabe2000ClinicopathologicSO, title={[Clinicopathologic study of calcified aortic valve stenosis in the aged, and evaluation of the indications for percutaneous aortic balloon valvuloplasty].}, author={Akihisa Yabe and Shin ichiro Ohkawa and Choji Watanabe and Kingo Chida and Kiyotoshi Kuboki}, journal={Journal of cardiology}, year={2000}, volume={36 5}, pages={311-9} }