Exercise testing and stress imaging in valvular heart disease

Authors: Henri, Christine; Piérard, Luc A.; Lancellotti, Patrizio; Mongeon, François-Pierre; Pibarot, Philippe; Basmadjian, Arsène J.
Abstract: The role of exercise testing and stress imaging in the management of patients with valvular heart disease (VHD) is reviewed in this article. The American College of Cardiology/American Heart Association and the European Society of Cardiology/European Association of Cardiothoracic Surgery have recently put emphasis on the role of exercise testing to clarify symptom status and the use of stress imaging to assess the dynamic component of valvular abnormalities and unmask subclinical myocardial dysfunction that could be missed at rest. Recent studies have demonstrated the incremental prognostic value of exercise echocardiography for asymptomatic patients with severe aortic stenosis, moderate-severe mitral stenosis, and severe primary mitral
Document Type: Article de recherche
Issue Date: September 2014
Open Access Date: Restricted access
Document version: VoR
Permalink: http://hdl.handle.net/20.500.11794/6712
This document was published in: Canadian Journal of Cardiology, Vol. 30 (9), 1012–1026 (2014)
Canadian Cardiology Publications
Alternative version: 10.1016/j.cjca.2014.03.013
Collection:Articles publiés dans des revues avec comité de lecture

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