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Low detection rates for AS

Prevalence estimates for AS are likely low. A U.K. population screening found previously undetected HVD in 1 in 2 adults ages 65+.

D'Arcy J, Coffeey S, Loudon M, et al. Large-scale community echocardiographic screening reveals a major burden of undiagnosed valvular heart disease in older people: the OxVALVE Population Cohort Study. European Heart Journal. 2016; 34(47). https://academic.oup.com/eurheartj/article-lookup/doi/10.1093/eurheartj/ehw229

Reference

Title
Large-scale community echocardiographic screening reveals a major burden of undiagnosed valvular heart disease in older people: the OxVALVE Population Cohort Study
Publication
European Heart Journal
Publication Date
2016
Authors
D'Arcy J, Coffeey S, Loudon M, et al
Volume & Issue
Volume 34, Issue 47
URL
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  • Prevalence & Incidence

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