What are the ESC/EACTS criteria for severe 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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According to the 2012 ESC/EACTS guidelines, the echocardiographic criteria for defining severe AS also include valve area less than 1.0 cm2, mean gradient greater than 40 mm Hg, and maximum jet velocity greater than 4 m per second. [5]


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