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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 onset of symptoms.

Otto C. Timing of Aortic Valve Surgery. Heart. 2000; 84. http://heart.bmj.com/content/84/2/211

Reference

Title
Timing of Aortic Valve Surgery
Publication
Heart
Publication Date
2000
Authors
Otto C
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  • Human Burden

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