Chapter 8. Aortic Stenosis

  1. George A. Stouffer MD
  1. David P. McLaughlin and
  2. George A. Stouffer

Published Online: 15 APR 2008

DOI: 10.1002/9780470692608.ch8

Cardiovascular Hemodynamics for the Clinician

Cardiovascular Hemodynamics for the Clinician

How to Cite

McLaughlin, D. P. and Stouffer, G. A. (2007) Aortic Stenosis, in Cardiovascular Hemodynamics for the Clinician (ed G. A. Stouffer), Blackwell Publishing Ltd, Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9780470692608.ch8

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 15 APR 2008
  2. Published Print: 1 OCT 2007

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9781405169172

Online ISBN: 9780470692608

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Keywords:

  • aortic stenosis;
  • aortic valves;
  • aortic disease;
  • echocardiographic hemodynamics;
  • invasive hemodynamics

Summary

This chapter contains section titled:

  • Introduction

  • Physical exam

  • Echocardiographic hemodynamics

  • Invasive hemodynamics

  • Common pitfalls

  • The challenge of low-gradient AS

  • The challenge of estimating aortic valve area in patients with AS and significant AR

  • References