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Cardiopulmonary exercise testing is a better outcome predictor than exercise echocardiography in asymptomatic aortic stenosis

Research paper by Olivia Domanski, Marjorie Richardson, Augustin Coisne, Anne-Sophie Polge, Stephanie Mouton, François Godart, Regis Matran, Patrizio Lancellotti, David Montaigne

Indexed on: 09 Nov '16Published on: 03 Nov '16Published in: International Journal of Cardiology



Abstract

Objective assessment of maximal aerobic capacity using peak oxygen consumption (peak VO2) can be helpful in the management of patients with asymptomatic aortic stenosis (AS). The relationship between peak VO2 and AS severity criteria derived from rest and supine exercise echocardiography (SEE) has never been explored.

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