The percentage of Americans age 55-64 with high cholesterol decreased between 1988-94 and 1999-2002, in part because of the increased awareness about the risks of high cholesterol and the increased… [ Get More Details ]
TAVR Success in sSAS Patients
A study of severe symptomatic aortic stenosis (sSAS) patients who received transcatheter aortic valve replacement (TAVR) found 30-day mortality of 2.2% for those who were high risk of surgical mortality/inoperable,… [ Get More Details ]
About 1/2 of the decrease in recent deaths in cardiovascular disease can be attributed to medical treatment.
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From approval in 2011 through 2015 >54,000 TAVRs were performed in 418 centers in 48 states