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Rationale and design of the PRognostic Importance of MIcrovascular Dysfunction in asymptomatic patients with Aortic Stenosis (PRIMID-AS): a multicentre observational study with blinded investigations

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INTRODUCTION: Aortic stenosis (AS) is the commonest valve disorder in the developed world requiring surgery. Surgery in patients with severe asymptomatic AS remains controversial. Exercise testing can identify asymptomatic patients at increased risk of death and symptom development, but with limited specificity, especially in older adults. Cardiac MRI (CMR), including myocardial perfusion reserve (MPR) may be a novel imaging biomarker in AS. AIMS: (1) To improve risk stratification in asympto...

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Published
Peer review status:
Peer reviewed

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10.1136/bmjopen-2013-004348

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Publisher:
BMJ Publishing Group Publisher's website
Journal:
BMJ Open Journal website
Publication date:
2013-12-18
Acceptance date:
2013-11-19
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EISSN:
2044-6055
Source identifiers:
443709
Language:
English
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pubs:443709
Deposit date:
2014-02-08

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