Left ventricular outflow tract obstruction (LVOTO)

Edited by Sara Thorne and Paul Clift

in Adult Congenital Heart Disease

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Published in print March 2009 | ISBN: 9780199228188
Published online October 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780191725920 | DOI:

Series: Oxford Specialist Handbooks

Left ventricular outflow tract obstruction (LVOTO)

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Introduction 68

Subvalvar aortic stenosis (AS) 70

Bicuspid aortic valve 72

Supravalvar AS 74

LVOTO may occur at different levels:


Valvular—including bicuspid aortic valve.


Coarctation— see p.118.

Effects of LVOTO, irrespective of site of lesion, are:

↑ afterload on LV....

Chapter.  653 words. 

Subjects: Cardiovascular Medicine

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