Coexisting Mitral Regurgitation Impairs Survival After Transcatheter Aortic Valve Implantation.

@article{Takagi2015CoexistingMR,
  title={Coexisting Mitral Regurgitation Impairs Survival After Transcatheter Aortic Valve Implantation.},
  author={Hisato Takagi and Takuya Umemoto},
  journal={The Annals of thoracic surgery},
  year={2015},
  volume={100 6},
  pages={2270-6}
}
BACKGROUND It remains unclear whether coexisting and untreated mitral regurgitation (MR) affects survival after transcatheter aortic valve implantation (TAVI) for aortic stenosis (AS). To summarize contemporary evidence, we performed the first metaanalysis of adjusted observational studies reporting post-TAVI mortality in patients with various grades of MR. METHODS MEDLINE and EMBASE were searched until February 2015, with a bibliographic review of secondary sources. Eligible studies were… CONTINUE READING