INTERVENTIONS FOR STRUCTURAL HEART DISEASE

Impact of frailty on short- and long-term morbidity and mortality after transcatheter aortic valve implantation: risk assessment by Katz Index of activities of daily living

EuroIntervention 2014;10:609-619 published online ahead of print August 2014. DOI: 10.4244/EIJY14M08_03

Miriam Puls
Miriam Puls1*, MD; Bettina Sobisiak1, MS; Annalen Bleckmann2, MD; Claudius Jacobshagen1, MD; Bernhard C. Danner3, MD; Mark Hünlich1, MD; Tim Beißbarth2, PhD; Friedrich Schöndube3, MD; Gerd Hasenfuß1, MD; Ralf Seipelt3, MD; Wolfgang Schillinger1, MD
1. Department of Cardiology, University Medical Centre Göttingen, Göttingen, Germany; 2. Department of Medical Statistics, University Medical Centre Göttingen, Göttingen, Germany; 3. Department of Cardiovascular Surgery, University Medical Centre Göttinge

Aims: Transcatheter aortic valve implantation (TAVI) represents a less invasive treatment option for elderly patients. Therefore, we aimed to determine the impact of frailty measured by t

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