Preoperative 6-minute walk test adds prognostic information to Euroscore in patients undergoing aortic valve replacement.


AIMS The authors investigated the additive prognostic value of the 6-minute walk test (6MWT) to Euroscore in patients with severe aortic stenosis undergoing aortic valve replacement (AVR) METHODS AND RESULTS: 208 patients with severe AS underwent the 6MWT before AVR, as part of a randomised trial (ASSERT) comparing stented and stentless aortic valves… (More)
DOI: 10.1136/hrt.2008.161174


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