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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 52%, 40%, and 22% for those patients who did not have surgery.

Survival in Elderly Patients with Severe Aortic Stenosis is Dramatically Improved by Aortic Valve Replacement: Results from a cohort of 233 patients aged ≥ 80 years. Eur J Cardiothorac Surg. 2006; 30(5): 722-7. https://academic.oup.com/ejcts/article/30/5/722/361607/Survival-in-elderly-patients-with-severe-aortic

Reference

Title
Survival in Elderly Patients with Severe Aortic Stenosis is Dramatically Improved by Aortic Valve Replacement: Results from a cohort of 233 patients aged ≥ 80 years
Publication
Eur J Cardiothorac Surg
Publication Date
2006
Volume & Issue
Volume 30, Issue 5
Pages
722-7
URL
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