Multimodality Imaging Assessment of Aortic Stenosis

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Abstract

Transthoracic echocardiography remains the key exam in the assessment of patients with AS, both for diagnostic and for treatment planning purposes. However, due to recent advances in multi-modality imaging in patients with AS, techniques such as cardiac CT, CMR, PET-CT become more and more important in severity grading of AS in patients with discordant findings at echocardiography, as well as in the risk stratification of asymptomatic patients and treatment planning of challenging cases. This chapter will highlight the role of multimodality imaging in patients with AS.

Keywords

Aortic stenosis Multimodality imaging Echocardiography 

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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Department of CardiologyUniversity of Liège Hospital, GIGA Cardiovascular Sciences, Heart Valve Clinic, CHU Sart TilmanLiègeBelgium
  2. 2.Department of CardiologyUniversity of Liège Hospital, GIGA Cardiovascular Sciences, Heart Valve Clinic, CHU Sart TilmanLiègeBelgium
  3. 3.GVM Care and Research, E.S. Health Science FoundationLugoItaly

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