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Aortic Valve Replacement in Octogenarians

 Samir AbdAllah
  24th-Aug-2009
Description: Aortic stenosis is the most common acquired valvular disorder found in developed countries. The prevalence of calcific aortic stenosis increases with age. Mild to severe is present in 2% to 4% of adults over age 65 years. Aortic Sclerosis is a common disease affecting 25% of people 65 to 74 and 48% of people over 84. Risk Factors Associated with Calcific Aortic Stenosis are examined. No medical treatments proven to prevent or delay the disease process in aortic valve leaflets.
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Domain: Medical
Category: Implants
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AORTIC VALVE REPLACEMENT in Octogenarians
Samir AbdAllah
Prof. of Cardiothoracic Surgery Cairo University

Prevalence and Surgical Incidence
Aortic stenosis is the most common acquired valvular disorder found in developed countries The prevalence of calcific aortic stenosis increases with age Mild to severe AS present in 2% to 4% of adults over age 65 years

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