Low-gradient Severe Aortic Stenosis With Preserved Ejection Fraction. A Pathophysiologic Entity or a Methodologic Disparity?

Abstract

As a consequence of population aging, aortic stenosis (AS) is now the most common cardiac valve disease. Aortic stenosis has a poor prognosis when an appropriate indication for surgery is not established; hence, it is essential to accurately quantify the severity of the condition. The European Society of Cardiology and American Heart Association guidelines… (More)
DOI: 10.1016/j.rec.2015.04.007