Predicted outcomes after aortic valve replacement in octogenarians with aortic stenosis
The epidemiology of valvar heart disease is changing with decreasing numbers of patients with “rheumatic” lesions and increasing numbers of patients with “degenerative” lesions (mainly calcific aortic valve stenosis (AS) and mitral regurgitation), which is accompanied by the constant increase in patient age at the time of surgical intervention [1, 2].
KeywordsAortic Valve Aortic Stenosis Heart Valve Aortic Valve Replacement Aortic Valve Stenosis
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