Chapter 24. Valvar Aortic Stenosis

  1. Julien I. E. Hoffman MD, FRCP Professor of Pediatrics (Emeritus) Senior Member

Published Online: 27 AUG 2009

DOI: 10.1002/9781444314045.ch24

The Natural and Unnatural History of Congenital Heart Disease

The Natural and Unnatural History of Congenital Heart Disease

How to Cite

Hoffman, J. I. E. (2009) Valvar Aortic Stenosis, in The Natural and Unnatural History of Congenital Heart Disease, Wiley-Blackwell, Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9781444314045.ch24

Author Information

  1. Cardiovascular Research Institute, Department of Pediatrics, University of California, San Francisco, CA, USA

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 27 AUG 2009
  2. Published Print: 28 AUG 2009

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9781405179270

Online ISBN: 9781444314045

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Keywords:

  • left ventricular outflow tract and aorta;
  • valvar aortic stenosis;
  • aortic valve stenosis associated with Noonan syndrome;
  • left ventricular outflow tract;
  • critical neonatal stenosis;
  • mild stenosis and moderate stenosis;
  • natural history of mild and moderate valvar aortic stenosis;
  • critical aortic stenosis of infancy;
  • balloon valvotomy - alternative in older children

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Anatomy and pathology

  • Pathophysiology

  • Natural history

  • Unnatural history

  • References