Outcomes Vary With Minimally Invasive Heart Valve Replacement

March 10, 2015 6:00 PM

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TUESDAY, March 10, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Nearly one-quarter of heart disease patients who underwent so-called transcatheter aortic valve replacement surgery died within a year, while roughly 4 percent had a stroke, new research reveals.

But some patients did well, the study found. Almost half who survived past one year weren't re-hospitalized in that time, while less than one-quarter were readmitted once.

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