Aortic Valve Disease

  • Corrado Tamburino
  • Gian Paolo Ussia


Aortic stenosis (AS) is an obstruction to blood ejection from the left ventricle (LV) due to a fixed or dynamic stenosis located in the valve either over (supravalvular) or below it (subvalvular) [1].


Aortic Valve Aortic Stenosis Aortic Regurgitation Transcatheter Aortic Valve Implantation Left Ventricle Outflow Tract 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Corrado Tamburino
    • 1
  • Gian Paolo Ussia
    • 2
  1. 1.Ferrarotto HospitalUniversity of Catania, ETNA FoundationCataniaItaly
  2. 2.Cardiology DivisionFerrarotto HospitalCataniaItaly

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