New treatment options lead to increased referral, awareness, and proper treatment

“A significant population of patients with AS are still treated medically.”
–S.C. Malaisrie, Bluhm Cardiovascular Institute, Northwestern University Memorial Hospital, Chicago, Illinois1

Impact of TAVI on Referrals1

Impact of TAVI on Referrals graph

A retrospective study determined that the introduction of TAVI was associated with an increase in aortic valve replacement referrals and a decrease in the rate of unoperated AS. This positive impact was due to increases in both TAVI and AVR volume. Increased volume was not associated with worse patient survival.1

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  1. Malaisrie SC, Tuday E, Lapin B, et al. Transcatheter aortic valve implantation decreases the rate of unoperated aortic stenosis. Eur J Cardiothorac Surg 2011;40:43-8.

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