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Internal carotid artery stenosis in patients with degenerative aortic stenosis

Anna Kabłak-Ziembicka, Tadeusz Przewłocki, Marta Hlawaty, Ireneusz Stopa, Agnieszka Rosławiecka, Artur Kozanecki, Wiesława Tracz
Kardiol Pol 2008;66(8):837-842.

open access

Vol 66, No 8 (2008)
Other
Published online: 2008-08-27
Submitted: 2012-12-28

Abstract

Background: In patients with severe degenerative aortic stenosis (DAS) the operative mortality risk is 3% for isolated aortic valve replacement (AVR), but it significantly increases in patients with concomitant coronary artery disease (CAD) and internal carotid artery stenosis (ICAS).
Aim: To assess the frequency of ICAS ł50% and factors determining its occurrence in patients with severe calcified DAS referred for AVR.
Methods: The study included 104 patients (67 men), aged 63.4±8.4 years, with symptomatic moderate-to-severe DAS (aortic valve area

Abstract

Background: In patients with severe degenerative aortic stenosis (DAS) the operative mortality risk is 3% for isolated aortic valve replacement (AVR), but it significantly increases in patients with concomitant coronary artery disease (CAD) and internal carotid artery stenosis (ICAS).
Aim: To assess the frequency of ICAS ł50% and factors determining its occurrence in patients with severe calcified DAS referred for AVR.
Methods: The study included 104 patients (67 men), aged 63.4±8.4 years, with symptomatic moderate-to-severe DAS (aortic valve area
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Keywords

severe aortic valve stenosis; internal carotid artery stenosis; coronary angiography

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Title

Original article
Internal carotid artery stenosis in patients with degenerative aortic stenosis

Journal

Kardiologia Polska (Polish Heart Journal)

Issue

Vol 66, No 8 (2008)

Pages

837-842

Published online

2008-08-27

Bibliographic record

Kardiol Pol 2008;66(8):837-842.

Keywords

severe aortic valve stenosis
internal carotid artery stenosis
coronary angiography

Authors

Anna Kabłak-Ziembicka
Tadeusz Przewłocki
Marta Hlawaty
Ireneusz Stopa
Agnieszka Rosławiecka
Artur Kozanecki
Wiesława Tracz

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