Missed diagnosis of severe symptomatic aortic stenosis

Shmuel Rispler, Diana Rinkevich, Walter Markiewicz, Shimon A. Reisner

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Patients with angina pectoris and congestive heart failure with a systolic murmur should be suspected of having significant AS. These patients are frequently women with atrial fibrillation and no left ventricular hypertrophy criteria on the electrocardiogram. Echocardiography with calculation of the aortic valve area is indicated in all these patients.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)728-730
Number of pages3
JournalThe American journal of cardiology
Issue number10
StatePublished - Oct 1 1995
Externally publishedYes

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Cardiology and Cardiovascular Medicine


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