Chapter 6. Aortic Valve

  1. Jan Poelaert Clinical Director1 and
  2. Karl Skarvan Professor of Anaesthesiolog2
  1. Jack S. Shanewise

Published Online: 28 JAN 2008

DOI: 10.1002/9780470760239.ch6

Transoesophageal Echocardiography in Anaesthesia and Intensive Care Medicine, Second Edition

Transoesophageal Echocardiography in Anaesthesia and Intensive Care Medicine, Second Edition

How to Cite

Shanewise, J. S. (2004) Aortic Valve, in Transoesophageal Echocardiography in Anaesthesia and Intensive Care Medicine, Second Edition (eds J. Poelaert and K. Skarvan), BMJ Publishing Group, London, UK. doi: 10.1002/9780470760239.ch6

Editor Information

  1. 1

    Cardiac Anaesthesia and Postoperative Cardiac Surgical Intensive Care Unit, Gent University Hospital, Gent, Belgium

  2. 2

    University of Basel, Kantonsspital Basel, Basel, Switzerland

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 28 JAN 2008
  2. Published Print: 1 JAN 2004

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780727917966

Online ISBN: 9780470760239

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Keywords:

  • aortic valve;
  • anatomy;
  • ventricle;
  • left coronary artery;
  • aortic regurgitation

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • Normal Anatomy And Function Of The Aortic Valve

  • Examination Of The Aortic Valve

  • Assessment Of The Severity Of Aortic Stenosis

  • Assessment Of The Severity Of Aortic Regurgitation

  • Specific Diseases Of The Aortic Valve