A risk score for predicting mortality in patients with asymptomatic mild to moderate aortic stenosis

Ingar Holme, Terje R. Pedersen, Kurt Boman, Kenneth Egstrup, Eva Gerdts, Y. Antero Kesäniemi, William Malbecq, Simon Ray, Anne B. Rossebø, Kristian Wachtell, Ronnie Willenheimer, Christa Gohlke-Bärwolf

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    Abstract

    Background: Prognostic information for asymptomatic patients with aortic stenosis (AS) from prospective studies is scarce and there is no risk score available to assess mortality. Objectives: To develop an easily calculable score, from which clinicians could stratify patients into high and lower risk of mortality, using data from the Simvastatin and Ezetimibe in Aortic Stenosis (SEAS) study. Method: A search for significant prognostic factors (p
    Original languageEnglish
    Pages (from-to)377-383
    Number of pages6
    JournalHeart
    Volume98
    Issue number5
    DOIs
    Publication statusPublished - Mar 2012

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