Myocardial scar and mortality in severe aortic stenosis: Data from the BSCMR valve consortium
Aortic valve replacement (AVR) for aortic stenosis (AS) is timed primarily on the development of symptoms; but late surgery can result in irreversible myocardial dysfunction and additional risk. This study aimed to determine whether presence of focal myocardial scar pre-operatively was associated with long-term mortality.
In a longitudinal observational outcome study, survival analysis was performed in patients with severe AS listed for valve in...Expand abstract
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