Other risk factors for developing aortic stenosis include advancing age, high blood pressure, obesity, high cholesterol levels and smoking.
What does AS stand for?
AS stands for Aortic Stenosis
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- Answer Supervision
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- Anti Surge (type of electric fuse)
- Anti Sweat
- Antichrist Superstar (Marilyn Manson album)
- Anvil Stratus
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Calcium buildup is the most common cause of aortic stenosis, a narrowing of the aortic valve that can lead to heart failure, stroke, and sudden cardiac death.
This may be a huge new step for the treatment of severe aortic stenosis in the elderly," News.
All patients had severe symptomatic aortic stenosis and were considered at high risk for surgical valve replacement.
As the population ages, we are seeing more and more aortic stenosis in our practice.
Once symptoms of senile aortic stenosis occur, more than half of patients die within two years, according to the FDA.
[ILLUSTRATION OMITTED] Aortic stenosis is a catastrophic event that strikes aging individuals, but may be thwarted by a supplement that was introduced in 1999.