Which patients have the best results following valvuloplasty for 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

The best results from valvuloplasty are obtained in the patients with a commissural bicuspid aortic valve, in whom a 60-70% reduction in gradient and a 60% increase in the AVA can be expected.


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