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Patients with severe MR who don’t have surgery have mortality rates of 20% after 1-year and 50% after 5-years

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Prevalence and Outcomes of Unoperated Patients with Severe Symptomatic Mitral Regurgitation and Heart Failure. J Am Coll Cardiol. 2014; 63(2). http://www.onlinejacc.org/content/63/2/185

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Title
Prevalence and Outcomes of Unoperated Patients with Severe Symptomatic Mitral Regurgitation and Heart Failure
Publication
J Am Coll Cardiol
Publication Date
2014
Volume & Issue
Volume 63, Issue 2
URL
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Categories

  • Cost of Disease
  • Human Burden

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