Pulmonary hypertension (PH) is common in severe symptomatic aortic stenosis (AS) with some studies reporting the incidence to be as high as 50% [ ]. Studies of surgical aortic valve replacement in patients with concomitant PH point towards it being a negative prognostic indicator [ ]. Previous small-scale studies suggested a similar association in patients undergoing transcatheter aortic valve implantation (TAVI) [ , ]. We sought to assess the impact of PH on morbidity, mortality, and resource utilization among patients undergoing TAVI using contemporary nationwide database.
Cardiovascular Revascularization Medicine, 2021-08-01, Volume 29, Pages 93-94
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