Sex differences in aortic valve calcification measured by multidetector computed tomography in aortic stenosis.

@article{Aggarwal2013SexDI,
  title={Sex differences in aortic valve calcification measured by multidetector computed tomography in aortic stenosis.},
  author={Shivani R. Aggarwal and Marie-Annick Clavel and David Messika-Zeitoun and Caroline Cueff and Joseph F. Malouf and Philip A Araoz and Rekha Mankad and Hector I. Michelena and Alec P Vahanian and Maurice E. Enriquez-Sarano},
  journal={Circulation. Cardiovascular imaging},
  year={2013},
  volume={6 1},
  pages={40-7}
}
BACKGROUND Aortic valve calcification (AVC) is the intrinsic mechanism of valvular obstruction leading to aortic stenosis (AS) and is measurable by multidetector computed tomography. The link between sex and AS is controversial and that with AVC is unknown. METHODS AND RESULTS We prospectively performed multidetector computed tomography in 665 patients with AS (aortic valve area, 1.05±0.35 cm(2); mean gradient, 39±19 mm Hg) to measure AVC and to assess the impact of sex on the AVC-AS severity… CONTINUE READING
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