Survival Rates of SAS Patients with and without SAVR
Patients with severe aortic stenosis (SAS) ages 80+ who underwent surgical aortic valve replacement (SAVR) have 1-year, 2-year, and 5-year survival rates of 87%, 78%, and 68% respectively — compared with… [ Get More Details ]
Undertreatment of patients with sSAS
AS is often undertreated — one study found that 56% of severe symptomatic aortic stenosis (sSAS) patients referred to a cardiothoracic surgeon were not operated on.
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From approval in 2011 through 2015 >54,000 TAVRs were performed in 418 centers in 48 states
Symptomatic aortic stenosis (SAS) patients who underwent transcatheter aortic valve replacement (TAVR) experienced quality of life (QoL) improvements from 5.3 at baseline (10 point scale with 10=best imaginable health state)… [ Get More Details ]