Usefulness of Doppler echocardiography guidance during balloon aortic valvuloplasty for the treatment of congenital aortic stenosis.

@article{Bourgault2008UsefulnessOD,
  title={Usefulness of Doppler echocardiography guidance during balloon aortic valvuloplasty for the treatment of congenital aortic stenosis.},
  author={Christine Bourgault and Josep Rod{\'e}s-Cabau and Jean-Marc C{\^o}t{\'e} and Philippe M Chetaille and George Delisle and Jean Perron and M J Dugas and M. F. Leblanc and Christine Houde},
  journal={International journal of cardiology},
  year={2008},
  volume={128 1},
  pages={30-7}
}
INTRODUCTION Few data exist regarding the potential benefits of continuous echocardiographic guidance during balloon aortic valvuloplasty (BAV) for the treatment of congenital aortic stenosis (AS). The objectives of this study were 1) to prospectively evaluate, in a series of consecutive patients with severe AS, the efficacy of BAV guided by Doppler… CONTINUE READING