What is the role of vasodilators used in the treatment of 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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Vasodilators may be used for heart failure and for hypertension but should also be employed with extreme caution to avoid critically reducing preload or systemic arterial blood pressure in a patient with significant aortic stenosis.


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