Palliative Care Issues in Aortic Stenosis

Aortic stenosis (AS) is a common form of valvular heart disease that is graded based on cardiac testing. Despite improvements in access to aortic valve replacement (AVR), limitations to AVR such as difficult anatomy, functional status, and comorbidities remain common. This Fast Fact discusses the illness trajectory of severe AS and the treatment options for severe AS.

Link: Fast Facts #467 (7/2023)