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Aortic valve stenosis

Aortic valve stenosis: Introduction

Aortic valve stenosis: A congenital condition involving a malformation of the valve that controls the blood flow of the main heart vessel (aorta). The valve doesn't open enough to allow sufficient blood to flow through the aorta which reduces the supply of oxygenated blood to the body. More detailed information about the symptoms, causes, and treatments of Aortic valve stenosis is available below.

Symptoms of Aortic valve stenosis

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Wrongly Diagnosed with Aortic valve stenosis?

Aortic valve stenosis: Related Patient Stories

Aortic valve stenosis: Complications

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Causes of Aortic valve stenosis

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Disease Topics Related To Aortic valve stenosis

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Aortic valve stenosis: Undiagnosed Conditions

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Misdiagnosis and Aortic valve stenosis

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Aortic valve stenosis: Research Doctors & Specialists

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Hospitals & Clinics: Aortic valve stenosis

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Aortic valve stenosis: Rare Types

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Evidence Based Medicine Research for Aortic valve stenosis

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Aortic valve stenosis: Animations

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Clinical Trials for Aortic valve stenosis

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Aortic valve stenosis: Broader Related Topics

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Definitions of Aortic valve stenosis:

Constriction in the opening of the aortic valve or of the supravalvular or subvalvular regions. - (Source - Diseases Database)

Aortic valve stenosis is listed as a "rare disease" by the Office of Rare Diseases (ORD) of the National Institutes of Health (NIH). This means that Aortic valve stenosis, or a subtype of Aortic valve stenosis, affects less than 200,000 people in the US population.
Source - National Institutes of Health (NIH)


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