Silver Book Fact

TAVR improves quality of life in SAS patients

Fact image

Kovac J, Schuler G, Gerckens U, Muller R, et al. Four-Year Experience with CoreValve Transcatheter Heart Valve. EuroInterven. 2016; 12(8). https://pubmed.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/27159659/

Reference

Title
Four-Year Experience with CoreValve Transcatheter Heart Valve
Publication
EuroInterven
Publication Date
2016
Authors
Kovac J, Schuler G, Gerckens U, Muller R, et al.
Volume & Issue
Volume 12, Issue 8
Pages
1039-46
URL
Read Full Resource

Categories

  • Innovative Medical Research
  • Human Value

Related Facts

  • Life expectancy and quality of life gains from AVR
    A study of 4,617 patients who underwent aortic valve replacement (AVR) over a period of 20 years found significant gains in life expectancy and quality of life — 43,166 net life-years…  
  • Disease specific status and generic health status improvements from TAVR and SAVR
    Transcatheter aortic valve replacement (TAVR) and surgical aortic valve replacement (SAVR) in intermediate risk symptomatic aortic stenosis (SAS) patients were associated with significant improvements in disease specific status (16 to…  
  • TAVR Procedures 2011 – 2015
    From approval in 2011 through 2015, >54,000 transcatheter aortic valve replacements (TAVRs) were performed in 418 centers in 48 states.  
  • Satisfaction with HVD Treatment
    Among treated heart valve disease (HVD), 96% express “full satisfaction” and 78% are “very satisfied” with their treatment.  
  • Survival rates of SAS patients ages 80+ with and without SAVR