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Contemporary Real-World Outcomes of Surgical Aortic Valve Replacement in 141,905 Low-Risk, Intermediate-Risk, and High-Risk Patients

Saturday, November 29, 2014

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Source Name: Annals of Thoracic Surgery


Vinod H. Thourani, MDemail, Rakesh Suri, MD, DPhil, Rebecca L. Gunter, MD, Shubin Sheng, PhD, Sean M. O’Brien, PhD, Gorav Ailawadi, MD, Wilson Y. Szeto, MD, Todd M. Dewey, MD, Robert A. Guyton, MD, Joseph E. Bavaria, MD, Vasilis Babaliaros, MD, James S. Gammie, MD, Lars Svensson, MD, PhD, Mathew Williams, MD, Vinay Badhwar, MD, Michael J. Mack, MD

141,905 isolated primary surgical aortic valve replacements (SAVR) were stratified by STS risk of mortality.   SAVR outcomes were superior to those by the predicted risk models.

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