Aortic valve replacement during COVID-19 pandemic

September 30, 2020

What The Study Did: The outcomes associated with deferred compared with expedited aortic valve replacement in patients with severe aortic stenosis during the COVID-19 pandemic are evaluated in this observational study.

Authors: Thomas Pilgrim, M.D. M.Sc., of the University of Bern in Switzerland, is the corresponding author.

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(doi:10.1001/jamanetworkopen.2020.20402)

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