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A prospective, randomised trial of transapical transcatheter aortic valve implantation vs. surgical aortic valve replacement in operable elderly patients with aortic stenosis: the STACCATO trial

EuroIntervention 2012;8:383-389 published online ahead of print May 2012. DOI: 10.4244/EIJV8I3A58

1. Department of Cardiothoracic Surgery, Aarhus University Hospital, Skejby, Denmark; 2. Department of Cardiology, Odense University Hospital, Odense, Denmark; 3. Department of Thoracic Surgery, Odense University Hospital, Odense, Denma

Aims: In a prospective randomised trial we aimed to compare transapical transcatheter aortic valve implantation (a-TAVI) with surgical aortic va

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