COVID-19 has brought unprecedented challenges to healthcare systems. If your transcatheter aortic valve replacement (TAVR) procedure has been delayed, we know that may have caused frustration and confusion for you or your loved ones. Severe aortic stenosis is a serious condition that requires timely treatment, so be sure to continue talking with your heart team and follow their advice. Find out what experts are saying here.
If you’ve been diagnosed with severe aortic stenosis, you’re not alone
Affecting about 7% of all people over the age of 65, aortic stenosis is the most common valvular heart disease in the world.1 If your physician has recommended a Transcatheter Aortic Valve Replacement (TAVR) procedure, you have a severe form of aortic stenosis. We’ll help you learn more about your condition, the procedure, and what to expect as you move forward with treatment.
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1. Bach D, Radeva J, Birnbaum H, et al. Prevalence, Referral Patterns, Testing, and Surgery in Aortic Valve Disease: Leaving Women and Elderly Patients Behind. J Heart Valve Disease. 2007:362-9.