Silver Book Fact

Survival rates for patients with sSAS without repair or replacement

Fact image

Otto C. Timing of Aortic Valve Surgery. Heart. 2000; 84. http://heart.bmj.com/content/84/2/211

Reference

Title
Timing of Aortic Valve Surgery
Publication
Heart
Publication Date
2000
Authors
Otto C
URL
Read Full Resource

Categories

  • Cost of Disease
  • Human Burden

Related Facts

  • Projections of Significant Heart Valve Disease — Diagnosed & Undiagnosed — in the 65+ U.K. Population
     
  • 2016 prevalence of aortic valve disease in America
    In 2016, as many as 5.8 million U.S. adults had aortic valve disease (AVD). Note: Alliance for Aging Research generated statistic, based on 2005 percentage prevalence estimates by Bach et al. 2007  
  • Increased hospital admissions and prolonged length of stay for patients who do not undergo treatment
    Medicare severe symptomatic aortic stenosis (sSAS) patients who do not undergo treatment have an average of 1.9 hospital admissions per year and prolonged lengths of stay — 11.5 hospital days…  
  • Lifespan of Medicare patients with sSAS who do not undergo treatment
    Medicare patients with severe symptomatic aortic stenosis (sSAS) who do not undergo treatment have an average lifespan of 1.8 years.  
  • Survival rates for SAS patients without treatment