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Table 1 Findings associated to a faster progression of the aortic stenosis. The authors of the studies documented three subgroups of risk factors related to a faster progression: Patient-related; Hemodynamic-related; Valve-related.

From: Epidemiology and cardiovascular risk factors of aortic stenosis

Patient-related
  Older age
  Smoking
  Hypertension
  Obesity/diabetes
  Lipid abnormalities
  Chronic renal failure
  Symptoms appearance or worsening
  Concomitant coronary artery disease
Hemodynamic-related
  Left ventricular systolic dysfunction and/or low cardiac output
  Hemodynamic changes during exercise
  Dialysis
Valve-related
  Bicuspid valve
  Degenerative aortic stenosis
  Valve calcification and regurgitation
  Mild-moderate stenosis at initial presentation