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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.

Clark M, Arnold S, Duhay F, Thompson A, et al. Five-Year Clinical and Economic Outcomes Among Patients with Medically Managed Severe Aortic Stenosis: Results from a Medicare claims analysis. Circulation: Cardiovascular Quality and Outcomes. 2012; 5(5). http://circoutcomes.ahajournals.org/content/5/5/697

Reference

Title
Five-Year Clinical and Economic Outcomes Among Patients with Medically Managed Severe Aortic Stenosis: Results from a Medicare claims analysis
Publication
Circulation: Cardiovascular Quality and Outcomes
Publication Date
2012
Authors
Clark M, Arnold S, Duhay F, Thompson A, et al.
Volume & Issue
Volume 5, Issue 5
URL
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Categories

  • Cost of Disease
  • Human Burden

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