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Survival rates of sSAS patients who do not undergo valve replacement
Patients with severe symptomatic aortic stenosis (sSAS) who do not undergo valve replacement have survival rates as low as 50% at two years and 20% at 5 years after the… [ Get More Details ]
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… [ Get More Details ]
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+.
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