Diagnosis of aortic stenosis in the elderly: role of echocardiography.


Doppler echocardiography provides accurate hemodynamic information for the diagnosis, assessment and follow-up of patients with aortic stenosis, making diagnostic cardiac catheterization redundant in most cases. Considering the rapid growth of the aging population and the high incidence of aortic stenosis, as the most common valvular heart disease in the… (More)


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