Estenosis aórtica

La estenosis aórtica es un trastorno de la válvula cardíaca que estrecha u obstruye la abertura de la válvula aórtica. El estrechamiento de la válvula aórtica impide que ésta abra adecuadamente e impide el flujo sanguíneo desde el ventrículo izquierdo a la aorta. Esto puede reducir la cantidad de sangre que va hacia el cuerpo.Estenosis aórtica

Revision

Last reviewed 6/4/2012 by David C. Dugdale, III, MD, Professor of Medicine, Division of General Medicine, Department of Medicine, University of Washington School of Medicine; and Michael A. Chen, MD, PhD, Assistant Professor of Medicine, Division of Cardiology, Harborview Medical Center, University of Washington Medical School, Seattle, Washington. Also reviewed by David Zieve, MD, MHA, Medical Director, A.D.A.M. Health Solutions, Ebix, Inc.

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