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Factors Associated With Increased Risk for AVR, Death in Aortic Stenosis

Atrial fibrillation, left ventricular ejection fraction (LVEF), abnormal right ventricular function, and ventricular hypertrophy were found to be associated with a greater risk for aortic valve replacement (AVR), death, or hospitalization for heart failure in patients with moderate aortic stenosis, according to a study published in The American Journal of Cardiology. In this retrospective single-center study,…

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