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The Silver Book: Valve Disease – Focus on Aortic Stenosis

Published February 19, 2018

Aortic stenosis is one of the most common and serious types of heart valve disease. Aortic stenosis can be
debilitating, costly, and deadly. Survival rates without treatment for severe symptomatic aortic stenosis are low
at 50% at 2 years after symptom onset, and 20% at 5 years. Fortunately, innovative treatments are saving lives and
aortic stenosis can be successfully treated with valve replacement in patients of all ages.
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