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Usual reasons for acute hospitalisation in patients with aortic stenosis

Dr Dale Murdoch is a leading Interventional Cardiologist from Brisbane. In this video, he discusses the most common reasons that patients with aortic stenosis are frequently hospitalised and the impact of them at home with untreated aortic stenosis. Dr Murdoch also highlights the real impact on the broader community including frequent admissions to coronary care …

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What signs and symptoms may show patient progress from moderate aortic stenosis to severe aortic stenosis?

Dr Matthew Brooks is an Interventional Cardiologist from Melbourne. Identifying patients as they may transition from moderate to severe aortic stenosis can be difficult. In this video, Dr Brooks highlights important clinical symptoms to be aware of and useful history techniques to elicit the best response from your patient who you suspect may have aortic …

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Clinical signs and symptoms of aortic stenosis during patient examination

Professor David Playford is a leading Cardiologist from Perth. In this video, he outlines what Doctors should be aware of when taking a history in patients with suspected aortic stenosis. He highlights specific clinical signs, symptoms and red flags to assist in the timely diagnosis of aortic stenosis. When to arrange specific tests such as …

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Implication of not treating aortic stenosis

Dr Alex Willson is an Interventional Cardiologist from Perth. In the video, Dr Willson identifies the real impact of not identifying aortic stenosis in patients such as frequent hospitalisation rates, increased mortality rates and significant morbidity associated with this treatable condition.

What is the incidence and prevalence in Australia?

Dr Gerald Yong in a leading Interventional cardiologist from Perth. Dr Yong describes the incidence of aortic stenosis amongst the aging population, also discussing how often patients with aortic stenosis may be undiagnosed in the medical community.