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TAVR improves quality of life in SAS patients

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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
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  • Innovative Medical Research
  • Human Value

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