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1 and 6-month mortality rates without treatment for sSAS
Waiting for treatment for severe symptomatic aortic stenosis (sSAS) can be deadly, with 1-month mortality at 3.7% and 6-month mortality at 11.6% (measured from the time intervention was recommended).
Malaisrie C, McDonald E, Kruse J, Li Z, et al. Mortality While Waiting for Aortic Valve Replacement. The Annals of Thoracic Surgery. 2014; 98. http://www.annalsthoracicsurgery.org/article/S0003-4975(14)01324-1/pdf