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What influences the outcome of valve replacement in critical aortic stenosis?
  1. H Baumgartner
  1. Correspondence to:
    Helmut Baumgartner
    MD, Department of Cardiology, Vienna General Hospital, Medical University of Vienna, Währinger Gürtel 18–20, A-1090 Vienna, Austria;


Even patients with severely reduced left ventricular function and critical aortic stenosis can improve notably following valve replacement

  • AS, aortic stenosis
  • BNP, brain natriuretic peptide
  • EF, ejection fraction
  • LV, left ventricular
  • NYHA, New York Heart Association
  • aortic stenosis
  • valve replacement

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