Outcomes of patients with untreated severe aortic stenosis in real-world practice.

@article{Perera2011OutcomesOP,
  title={Outcomes of patients with untreated severe aortic stenosis in real-world practice.},
  author={Suresh Perera and Namal Wijesinghe and Elene Ly and Gerard Devlin and Sanjeevan Pasupati},
  journal={The New Zealand medical journal},
  year={2011},
  volume={124 1345},
  pages={40-8}
}
BACKGROUND Surgical aortic valve replacement remains the gold standard of the treatment of severe symptomatic aortic stenosis but is often not considered due to excessive risk factors and comorbidities especially in elderly patients. We describe the burden of untreated severe aortic stenosis at a tertiary care hospital in New Zealand. METHOD Consecutive… CONTINUE READING