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Aortic Valve Stenosis (Aortic Stenosis) Summary

Description: A pathological constriction that can occur above (supravalvular stenosis), below (subvalvular stenosis), or at the AORTIC VALVE. It is characterized by restricted outflow from the LEFT VENTRICLE into the AORTA.

Also Known As: Aortic Stenosis; Aortic Valve Stenoses; Stenoses, Aortic; Stenoses, Aortic Valve; Stenosis, Aortic Show All >>

Networked: 2889 relevant articles (94 outcomes, 341 trials/studies) for this Disease

Key Drugs and Agents for Aortic Valve Stenosis

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Drugs and Important Biological Agents (IBA) related to treatments:
  1. Dobutamine : 4 outcomes 10 studies in 62 results : FDA 15 Generic
  2. Brain Natriuretic Peptide (Natrecor) : 2 outcomes 3 studies in 52 results : FDA 1
  3. Angiotensin-Converting Enzyme Inhibitors (ACE Inhibitors) : 2 outcomes 3 studies in 26 results : IBA
  4. Oxygen : 2 outcomes 1 study in 24 results : IBA
  5. Simvastatin (Zocor) : 1 outcome 54 studies in 61 results : FDA 20 Generic
  6. ezetimibe (Zetia) : 1 outcome 54 studies in 59 results : FDA 3
  7. LDL Cholesterol : 1 outcome 6 studies in 7 results : IBA
  8. Coarctation of the aorta : 1 outcome 5 studies in 139 results : IBA
  9. Lipoproteins (Lipoprotein) : 1 outcome 4 studies in 16 results : IBA
  10. Lipoprotein(a) : 1 outcome 3 studies in 13 results : IBA
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Diseases Related to Aortic Valve Stenosis

  1. Hypertrophy
  2. Heart Failure
  3. Coronary Disease (Coronary Heart Disease)
  4. Mitral Valve Insufficiency (Mitral Regurgitation)
  5. Hypoplastic Left Heart Syndrome
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Key Therapies for Aortic Valve Stenosis

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  1. Balloon Dilation : 27 outcomes 20 studies in 283 results
  2. Surgical Instruments (Clip) : 7 outcomes 4 studies in 69 results
  3. Bioprosthesis : 5 outcomes 12 studies in 124 results
  4. Prostheses and Implants (Prosthesis) : 4 outcomes 26 studies in 239 results
  5. Catheters : 3 outcomes 14 studies in 158 results
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