Value of cardiac CT in comprehensive aortic valve and root evaluation before percutaneous aortic valve replacement.


BACKGROUND Aortic stenosis (AS) is the most frequent valvular heart disease, and patients who develop AS are at a high risk of sudden death. There is no medical cure available, and aortic valve replacement is the only effective treatment for advanced disease. Preoperative evaluation is the cornerstone of therapy and is necessary for selecting the… (More)
DOI: 10.1177/0284185113477391


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