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Latest Aortic valve stenosis Stories

2013-02-07 12:22:59

Researchers have found a genetic variant that doubles the likelihood that people will have calcium deposits on their aortic valve.

2012-10-26 00:32:15

A study found that transcatheter aortic valve replacement (TAVR) yielded lower mortality rates after three years compared with medical therapy in patients deemed to be ineligible for conventional aortic valve surgery.

2012-08-29 07:46:34

Transcatheter aortic valve implantation (TAVI) leads to meaningful improvements in health-related quality of life in patients with severe aortic stenosis that are maintained for at least 1 year.

2012-08-29 07:44:03

Women with severe aortic stenosis are 40% less likely to die after transcatheter aortic valve implantation (TAVI) than men, reveals the latest data from the largest study to date of gender differences in outcomes after TAVI.

2012-04-10 13:49:15

German researchers report success with transcatheter aortic valve implantation (TAVI) in patients with low-flow, low-gradient aortic stenosis—a special form of aortic stenosis that is difficult to treat.


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