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Aortic Stenosis

Exercise Testing in Patients with Aortic Stenosis

Exercise Testing in Patients with Aortic Stenosis

Effort syncope in patients with aortic stenosis (AS) has long been recognized in the medical literature. Recent guidelines regarding exercise testing by the American Heart Association and American College of Cardiology list moderate to severe AS as a contraindication for exercise testing. The following report illustrates the potential danger of…