The changing course of aortic valve disease in Scotland: temporal trends in hospitalizations and mortality and prognostic importance of aortic stenosis.


AIMS To investigate the contemporary clinical course of aortic valve disease types. METHODS AND RESULTS We performed a retrospective population-level epidemiological study of hospitalized care in Scotland from 1 January 1997 to 31 December 2005 using electronic case identification of hospital admissions and deaths. Time-to-event analyses were performed… (More)
DOI: 10.1093/eurheartj/ehs339


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