Wilbert S. Aronow

New York Medical College and Westchester Medical Center

Wilbert S. Aronow, MD, is a Professor of Medicine at New York Medical College and Director of Cardiology Research at Westchester Medical Center, Valhalla, NY, USA. He has edited 20 books and is the author or co-author of 1672 papers, 211 book chapters, 846 commentaries, 50 letters to the editor, and 1187 abstracts. He has also presented or co-presented 1565 talks at meetings. He has been a member of four national guidelines committees including being a co-author of the 2010 Society for Post-Acute and Long-Term Care Medicine (AMDA) guidelines for heart failure, co-chair and first author of the 2011 American College of Cardiology/American Heart Association (ACC/AHA) expert consensus document on hypertension in the elderly, a coauthor of the 2015 American College of Cardiology/American Heart Association/American Society of Hypertension (AHA/ACC/ASH) scientific statement on the treatment of hypertension in patients with coronary artery disease, and a co-author of the 2017 ACC/AHA guidelines for the management of patients with hypertension. He was also a co-author of a 2015 position paper from the International Lipid Expert Forum. Dr. Aronow was a consultant to the American College of Physicians Information and Educational Resource (PIER) on the module of aortic stenosis, a consultant to the American Board of Internal Medicine on hypertension, a member of the board of directors of the ASPC, a member of the ACCP Cardiovascular Medicine and Surgery Network Steering Committee, a committee member of other professional societies, and a consultant to many government agencies.

Wilbert S. Aronow

6books edited

4chapters authored

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Aortic stenosis is one of the most common and serious valvular diseases in the elderly. Its prevalence increases with age and treatment is always surgical. This book provides a comprehensive overview of aortic stenosis diagnosis and treatment. Chapters address such topics as the use of computer tomography in assessing aortic stenosis, role of frozen allografts in aortic valve surgery, transcatheter aortic valve implantation (TAVI), the Ross procedure, and more.

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