Electron beam computed tomography: the latest "stethoscope" for calcific aortic valve disease

Novaro, Gian M.
October 2004
Mayo Clinic Proceedings;Oct2004, Vol. 79 Issue 10, p1239
Academic Journal
Focuses on the valvular aortic sclerosis and stenosis, a calcific aortic valve disease (CAVD) in the elderly population in the U.S. Link of the epidemiology of CAVD to various atherosclerosis risk factors including increased low-density lipoprotein cholesterol; Contribution of the degree of aortic valve calcification in predicting disease progression and outcome of aortic stenosis; Usage of echocardiographic assessment of CAVD during the study.


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