Aortic Stenosis

  • (noun): Abnormal narrowing of the aortic valve.

Some articles on aortic, aortic stenosis, stenosis:

Systolic Heart Murmur - Individual Murmurs - Mid-systolic Ejection
... Time Condition Description Mid-systolic ejection Aortic outflow obstruction (Aortic Stenosis) Can be due to aortic valve stenosis or hypertrophic cardiomyopathy (HCM), with a harsh and ... **Valvular aortic stenosis can produce a harsh, or even a musical murmur over the right second intercostal space which radiates into the neck over the two carotid arteries ... The most common cause of AS (Aortic Stenosis) is calcified valves due to aging ...
Hypertrophic Cardiomyopathy - Diagnosis - Cardiac Catheterization
... the pressure in the ascending aorta and the left ventricle will equalize, and the aortic valve is open ... In individuals with aortic stenosis or with HCM with an outflow tract gradient, there will be a pressure gradient (difference) between the left ventricle and the aorta, with the left ventricular pressure ... This sign can be used to differentiate HCM from aortic stenosis ...
Aortic Valve Stenosis - Signs and Symptoms
... Symptoms related to aortic stenosis depend on the degree of valve stenosis ... Most people with mild to moderate aortic stenosis do not have symptoms ... Symptoms usually are manifest in those with severe aortic stenosis, although they can exist in those with mild to moderate severity as well ...