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Prediction of Poor Prognosis in Severe, Asymptomatic Aortic Stenosis

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Patients with asymptomatic aortic stenosis may progress to symptomatic disease or die suddenly. Certain risk factors seen on echocardiography can help identify patients with a poor prognosis who may benefit from early valve replacement. The authors are from Vienna General Hospital and the University of Vienna in Austria.

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