Aortic stenosis

Etiology: calcification, bicuspid valve, rheumatic fever

Normal size: 3~4cm

Severity- 1.5~3(mild), 1~1.5(moderate), <1(severe)

Presentation- Angina(5), syncope(3), failure(2)

PE: pulsus parvus et tardus, Harsh crescendo-decrescendo murmur

Medication- B-blocker, CCB, diuresis, digoxin

Surgery indication

1.AVA<1, Vmax>4, mean gradient>40



Surgery: TAVI, Percutaneous balloon valvuloplasty, Ross procedure

Published by Steve Johnson

I am a doctor who like to organise knowledges and share ideas with others. As a doctor, a lot of knowledges influx everyday and need some patient to organise and absorb. Here was my notes to share with you and hope to save your time to know it.

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