Tag: aortic stenosis

Image: PD 1. The PARTNER B trial found improved 1 and 2 year mortality with TAVR compared to medical treatment for patients with severe symptomatic aortic stenosis who were not candidates for surgical aortic valve replacement (AVR). 2. The PARTNER A trial compared TAVR and AVR in high-risk surgical patients and...
Feb 7th - NEJM - Researchers found and replicated an association between a polymorphism in the LPA gene and aortic valve calcification, a precursor to more serious valve disease. Image: PD 1. Researchers found and replicated an association between a polymorphism in the LPA gene and aortic valve calcification, a precursor...