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8 Things to Know About Aortic Stenosis

A Narrowing of the Aortic Valve

With aortic stenosis, the opening in the heart's aortic valve becomes narrow. This decreases the amount of blood that can flow to your body. Here are eight things you should know about this serious heart condition.

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Medically Reviewed By: William C. Lloyd III, MD, FACS | Last Review Date:

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  1. Aortic Stenosis--Adult. Mount Sinai Hospital. http://www.mountsinai.org/patient-care/health-library/diseases-and-conditions/aortic-stenosis-adult
  2. Severe Aortic Stenosis and Transcatheter Aortic Valve Replacement (TAVR): Frequently Asked Questions. Penn Medicine. https://www.pennmedicine.org/~/media/documents%20and%20audio/patient%20guides%20and%20instructions/h...
  3. Congenital Aortic Stenosis. The Society for Cardiovascular Angiography and Interventions. http://www.secondscount.org/pediatric-center/pediatric-detail?cid=421a9c94-6315-4973-9ab5-7a01489a94...
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