In 2010, ~67,500 surgical aortic valve replacements (SAVR) were performed in the U.S.
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Improvements in QoL from TAVR in SAS patients
Symptomatic aortic stenosis (SAS) patients who underwent transcatheter aortic valve replacement (TAVR) experienced quality of life (QoL) improvements from 5.3 at baseline (10 point scale with 10=best imaginable health state)… [ Get More Details ]
Cost-effectiveness of TAVR in sSAS patients
Patients with severe symptomatic aortic stenosis (sSAS) considered to be at high surgical risk who underwent transcatheter aortic valve replacement (TAVR) experienced lifetime incremental cost-effectiveness ratios of $55,090 per QALY… [ Get More Details ]