Archives for November 2011

Untreated Aortic Stenosis Affecting Baby Boomer Generation at Alarming Rates

THE AGING POPULATION: “Baby Boomers” and Aortic Stenosis Aortic stenosis (AS) is the most common heart valve problem in the United States, affecting an estimated 3.4 million people in the United States.  As with many cardiovascular syndromes, the prevalence of aortic stenosis increases with age and it has been estimated that approximately 2% of people […]