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Scoring system can help improve the diagnosis of concomitant heart diseases – News-Medical.Net

Aortic stenosis is one of the most common heart valve defects. Its prevalence increases with age and it often requires treatment.

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Reviewed by Emily Henderson, B.Sc.Nov 24 2020
Aortic stenosis is one of the most common heart valve defects. Its prevalence increases with age and it often requires treatment. As well as conventional valve replacement involving open-heart surgery, a less invasive procedure has now been available for some time in the form of transcatheter aortic valve replacement (TAVR). In this procedure, the new valve is implanted during a cardiac catheter examination. This minimally invasive procedure is an important…

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