Healio: Minimally Symptomatic Patients Likely to Survive with Good Health Status After TAVR
Patients with minimally symptomatic status who underwent transcatheter aortic valve replacement (TAVR) were more likely to survive with good health status at one year than more symptomatic patients, researchers reported.
"There is growing interest in earlier timing of TAVR," said Dr. Chetan Huded, an intervential cardiologist and medical director of the left atrial appendage closure program at Saint Luke's Mid America Heart Institute, and colleagues. "A key insight needed to better understand the risks and benefits of this approach is a deeper understanding of the outcomes of TAVR in asymptomatic or minimally symptomatic patients with severe aortic stenosis."
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