Clinical outcome of high-risk patients with severe aortic stenosis and reduced left ventricular ejection fraction undergoing medical treatment or TAVI.

INTRODUCTION: Reduced left ventricular function in patients with severe symptomatic valvular aortic stenosis is associated with impaired clinical outcome in patients undergoing surgical aortic valve replacement (SAVR). Transcatheter Aortic Valve Implantation (TAVI) has been shown non-inferior to SAV...

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Main Authors: Thomas Pilgrim, Peter Wenaweser, Fabienne Meuli, Christoph Huber, Stefan Stortecky, Christian Seiler, Stephan Zbinden, Bernhard Meier, Thierry Carrel, Stephan Windecker
Format: Article
Published: Public Library of Science (PLoS) 2011-01-01
Series:PLoS ONE
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