Table 2

Aortic valve area and peak jet velocity as indices of severe aortic stenosis

TotalVmax ≥4AVA≤1
AllVmax ≥4Vmax <4
Total
(% of cohort)
807364 (45.6%)612 (75.8%)323 (40.0%)289 (35.8%)
Male
(% of male patients)
452214 (47.3%)313 (69.2%)180 (39.8%)133 (29.4%)
Female
(% of female patients)
355150 (42.3%)299 (84.2%)143 (40.3%)156 (43.9%)
% Female44.0%41.2%48.9%44.3%54.0%
Severity
 None noted4 (0.5%)0 (0.0%)2 (0.3%)0 (0.0%)2 (0.7%)
 Mild10 (1.2%)0 (0.0%)5 (0.8%)0 (0.0%)5 (1.7%)
 Mild–moderate17 (2.1%)0 (0.0%)8 (1.3%)0 (0.0%)8 (2.8%)
 Moderate181 (22.4%)10 (2.7%)71 (11.6%)4 (1.2%)67 (23.2%)
 Moderate–severe140 (17.3%)28 (7.7%)100 (16.3%)16 (5.0%)84 (29.1%)
 Severe455 (56.4%)326 (89.6%)426 (69.6%)303 (93.8%)123 (42.6%)
  • Severity data presented as number (%).

  • AVA, aortic valve area; Vmax, peak jet velocity.