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 ...
Moderate aortic stenosis not as benign as previously thought
By Michael Woodhead
6 Sep 2019