Combined Aortic and Pulmonic Stenosis in an Octogenarian
Findings From Echocardiography, Catheterization, and Pathology
Combined aortic and pulmonic stenosis is a very rare condition, with only a few patients reported in the literature.1 Moreover, most of those cases are children and young adults, and thus, the pathogenesis has been often considered congenital.2,3 We report an 81-year-old man with a diagnosis of severe aortic and pulmonic stenosis who underwent successful aortic and pulmonic valve replacement, and we comment on the echocardiographic and pathological findings and speculate on the most likely cause. To the best of our knowledge, this is the first report of this condition in an octogenarian patient.
An 81-year-old man with a medical history of smoking, arterial hypertension, dyslipidemia, mild renal …