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Sex Differences in the Utilization and Outcomes of Surgical Aortic Valve Replacement for Severe Aortic Stenosis.

Authors
  • Chaker, Zakeih1
  • Badhwar, Vinay1
  • Alqahtani, Fahad1
  • Aljohani, Sami1
  • Zack, Chad J1
  • Holmes, David R2
  • Rihal, Charanjit S2
  • Alkhouli, Mohamad3, 2
  • 1 West Virginia University Heart & Vascular Institute, Morgantown, WV.
  • 2 Department of Cardiology, Mayo Clinic, Rochester, MN.
  • 3 West Virginia University Heart & Vascular Institute, Morgantown, WV [email protected]
Type
Published Article
Journal
Journal of the American Heart Association
Publisher
Ovid Technologies Wolters Kluwer -American Heart Association
Publication Date
Sep 21, 2017
Volume
6
Issue
9
Identifiers
DOI: 10.1161/JAHA.117.006370
PMID: 28935681
Source
Medline
Keywords
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Abstract

Women have worse in-hospital mortality following AVR compared with men. Coupled with the accumulating evidence suggesting higher magnitude of benefit of transcatheter AVR over AVR in women, women should perhaps be offered transcatheter AVR over AVR at a lower threshold than men.

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