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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
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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 ]