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TAVR improves quality of life in SAS patients

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Kovac J, Schuler G, Gerckens U, et al. Four-Year Experience with CoreValve Transcatheter Heart Valve. EuroInterven. 2016; 12(8). https://www.pcronline.com/eurointervention/105th_issue/volume-12/number-8/169/four-year-experience-with-the-corevalve-transcatheter-heart-valve.html

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Title
Four-Year Experience with CoreValve Transcatheter Heart Valve
Publication
EuroInterven
Publication Date
2016
Authors
Kovac J, Schuler G, Gerckens U, et al
Volume & Issue
Volume 12, Issue 8
Pages
1039-46
URL
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