Description: Aortic stenosis is the most common acquired valvular disorder found in developed countries. The prevalence of calcific aortic stenosis increases with age. Mild to severe is present in 2% to 4% of adults over age 65 years.
Aortic Sclerosis is a common disease affecting 25% of people 65 to 74 and 48% of people over 84. Risk Factors Associated with Calcific Aortic Stenosis are examined. No medical treatments proven to prevent or delay the disease process in aortic valve leaflets.