Doppler echocardiography is currently the method of choice for determining the hemodynamic severity of aortic stenosis when first diagnosed, as well as during the follow-up period. Progression, as measured by peak velocity, appears to be linear. The schedule of follow-up examinations should be determined based on the change in velocity between the first and second evaluations.
|Published - Jan 1 1992
ASJC Scopus subject areas
- Cardiology and Cardiovascular Medicine