What is the significance of systolic blood pressure in patients with aortic stenosis (AS)?

Updated: May 07, 2019
  • Author: Xiushui (Mike) Ren, MD; Chief Editor: Terrence X O'Brien, MD, MS, FACC  more...
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Answer

Systolic hypertension can coexist with aortic stenosis. However, a systolic blood pressure higher than 200 mm Hg is rare in patients with critical aortic stenosis.


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