TITLE

A New Option for the Treatment of Aortic Stenosis: Percutaneous Aortic Valve Replacement

AUTHOR(S)
Lauck, Sandra; Mackay, Martha; Galte, Carol; Wilson, Margot
PUB. DATE
June 2008
SOURCE
Critical Care Nurse;Jun2008, Vol. 28 Issue 3, p40
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article presents information about percutaneous heart valve (PHV) replacement for patients with aortic stenosis. It is noted that aortic stenosis is the most common valvular heart disease. Aortic stenosis patients undergo diagnostic testing before PHV implantation. After the surgery, patients are put in the critical area for recovery from general anesthesia and maintenance of blood circulation.
ACCESSION #
32682747

 

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