Study tracks TAVR outcomes in cases of severe LV dysfunction

04/24/2012 | TCTMD.com

Transcatheter aortic valve replacement provides short- and long-term benefits for patients with severe left ventricular dysfunction, researchers report. The observational study tracked patients considered high-risk or inoperable, and researchers said mortality risk from the procedure was acceptable. All-cause mortality among severe cases was 29%, and cardiovascular death was 10%.

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