Aortic Valve

What is the most commonly diseased valve in the heart?

The aortic valve is the most commonly diseased valve in the heart. And, as our population ages the incidence of aortic valve disease increases. There are two basic types of aortic valve pathology: Aortic stenosis and aortic insufficiencies.

Aortic stenosis – (AS)
Etiologies
Signs and symptoms
Natural history
Indication for treatment
Treatment (surgical)
Standard
Minimally invasive
Robotic
Advances

Aortic Insufficiencies
Etiologies
Natural History
Signs and symptoms
Treatment
   Medical
   Surgical – Standard Minimally invasive
                    Robotic
                    Advances
Indications for treatment