TITLE

Management of the elderly patient with aortic stenosis

AUTHOR(S)
Iung, Bernard
PUB. DATE
April 2008
SOURCE
Heart;Apr2008, Vol. 94 Issue 4, p519
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article discusses the handling of elderly patient with aortic stenosis (AS). It states that AS is now the most frequent heart valve disease in industrialized countries and its dominance increases with age. It mentions that the number of patient characteristics, which have an effect of the results of surgery and the spontaneous outcome underline the need for a thorough patient assessment. Analysis of the case history is also needed.
ACCESSION #
31693379

 

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