Normalization of diastolic dysfunction in aortic stenosis late after valve replacement.

Abstract

BACKGROUND The remodeling of the left ventricle in patients with aortic stenosis after aortic valve replacement (AVR) is a complex process involving structural and functional changes. METHODS AND RESULTS Twenty-two patients were included in the present analysis. Twelve patients with severe aortic stenosis were studied before surgery, early (22 +/- 8… (More)

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