Moderate aortic stenosis not as benign as previously thought
By Michael Woodhead
6 Sep 2019
Poor outcomes in people with moderate aortic stenosis (AS) suggest that the current ‘watchful waiting’ approach needs to be re-evaluated, Australian researchers say. While severe AS is well known to have poor survival outcomes, a study of 25, 827 patients found that moderate AS also had high rates of mortality and was not as benign ...