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Bettina Sobisiak
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Published on Sep 1, 2014in Eurointervention4.02
Miriam Puls14
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AIMS: Transcatheter aortic valve implantation (TAVI) represents a less invasive treatment option for elderly patients. Therefore, we aimed to determine the impact of frailty measured by the Katz Index of activities of daily living (ADL) on short- and long-term mortality after TAVI. METHODS AND RESULTS: Our study included 300 consecutive patients (mean age, 82±5 years) who had undergone TAVI at our institution (158 transapical, 142 transfemoral procedures). At baseline, 144 patients were impaired...
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