When is vasodilator therapy not indicated in the treatment of aortic regurgitation (AR)?

Updated: Nov 19, 2018
  • Author: Stanley S Wang, JD, MD, MPH; Chief Editor: Terrence X O'Brien, MD, MS, FACC  more...
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Answer

Under the guidelines, vasodilator therapy is not indicated for the following:

  • Long-term therapy in asymptomatic patients with less than severe AR and normal EF

  • Long-term therapy in asymptomatic patients with LV dysfunction who are candidates for surgery

  • Long-term therapy in symptomatic patients with less than severe LV dysfunction who are candidates for surgery


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