Over 80% of patients undergoing interventions for aortic stenosis are in same or better health one year after procedure

31 julio 2014

A survey of 13,860 patients who had undergone interventions for aortic valve disease in Germany has revealed that over 80% were in the same or a better state of health one year after the intervention, and was satisfied with the procedural outcome. Aortic stenosis — the narrowing of the aortic valve in the heart — is the most frequent valvular heart disease in the aging Western population.