Fact or Fiction: Aortic Stenosis Can Be Fatal?
If you were recently diagnosed with aortic stenosis, you should know that this disease is often referred to as a "silent killer" within the medical community. In fact, 50% of symptomatic patients diagnosed with severe aortic stenosis will die just 24 months after that diagnosis unless treated. In this video, you will learn several important facts about aortic stenosis, its causes, its risks and its treatment from Dr. Marc Gillinov, the Chairman of Cardiothoracic Surgery at the Cleveland Clinic, and the co-author of Heart 411. (Video posted on March 5, 2013)
Dr. Marc Gillinov