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Transcatheter aortic-valve replacement.
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PMID:  21899458     Owner:  NLM     Status:  In-Data-Review    
To the Editor: For decades, inoperable critical aortic stenosis has been considered untreatable. The randomized, controlled trial conducted by the Placement of Aortic Transcatheter Valves (PARTNER) investigators (Oct. 21, 2010, issue and June 9, 2011, issue),(1),(2) in which transcatheter aortic-valve implantation is compared with medical therapy, has generated excitement, and on the basis of the trial results, the manufacturer of the SAPIEN valve, Edwards Lifesciences, has applied to the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) for premarket approval of its use. The report of a 20% reduction in mortality for the patients who underwent this procedure(1) as compared with controls . . .
Rita F Redberg; Sanket S Dhruva
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Type:  Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  The New England journal of medicine     Volume:  365     ISSN:  1533-4406     ISO Abbreviation:  N. Engl. J. Med.     Publication Date:  2011 Sep 
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Created Date:  2011-09-08     Completed Date:  -     Revised Date:  -    
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Nlm Unique ID:  0255562     Medline TA:  N Engl J Med     Country:  United States    
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Languages:  eng     Pagination:  958-9     Citation Subset:  AIM; IM    
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