Chapter

Valvular Stenosis

Rick A. Nishimura

in Mayo Clinic Cardiology

Fourth edition

Published on behalf of © Mayo Foundation for Medical Education and Research

Published in print November 2012 | ISBN: 9780199915712
Published online May 2013 | e-ISBN: 9780199322824 | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/med/9780199915712.003.0771

Series: Mayo Clinic Scientific Press

Valvular Stenosis

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Aortic stenosis and mitral stenosis are reviewed in this chapter. Causes, clinical presentation, laboratory tests, natural history, and treatment are covered for each type of valvular stenosis. Controversial issues in the management of patients with aortic stenosis are also reviewed.

Chapter.  6424 words.  Illustrated.

Subjects: Cardiovascular Medicine

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