Valvular Pulmonic Stenosis

  • Jonathan Kochav
Part of the In Clinical Practice book series (ICP)


Valvular pulmonic stenosis is a relatively common congenital lesion occurring in approximately 7% of all patients with congenital heart disease. Isolated PS is the second most common congenital cardiac defect and represents the overwhelming majority (80–90%) of the lesions which cause RV outflow obstruction. This chapter describes the anatomy and physiology of this disease, and the options and indications for surgical or percutaneous intervention in adult patients.


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Jonathan Kochav
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  1. 1.Massachusetts General HospitalBostonUSA

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