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How Can Aortic Valve Stenosis Be Treated?

My 81 year old mother who is in excellent health except for a aortic valve that s not closing properly and a 90% blockage in a small artery on the back of her heart (which she will be having surgery to correct in the next few weeks) is having a weak spell, normal pulse 62, bp 173, 82. not on any meds except yesterday and today took her first doses of bystolic - she has occassional racing heart rate. She feels quivery all over, like her pulse is beating all over her body. What should we do?
Mon, 24 Dec 2018
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Hello,

Consult an intervention cardiologist and get evaluated. You can opt for minimally invasive procedures to correct the defect.

Hope I have answered your query. Let me know if I can assist you further.

Take care

Regards,
Dr Shinas Hussain, General & Family Physician
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How Can Aortic Valve Stenosis Be Treated?

Hello, Consult an intervention cardiologist and get evaluated. You can opt for minimally invasive procedures to correct the defect. Hope I have answered your query. Let me know if I can assist you further. Take care Regards, Dr Shinas Hussain, General & Family Physician