What are the risk factors for late death in patients with aortic stenosis (AS) receiving an aortic valve replacement?

Updated: May 07, 2019
  • Author: Xiushui (Mike) Ren, MD; Chief Editor: Terrence X O'Brien, MD, MS, FACC  more...
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Overall, the 5-year survival rate in all adults after aortic valve replacement is 80-94%, and the 10-year survival rate is 68-89%. Risk factors for late death include the following:

  • High preoperative NYHA class

  • LV systolic dysfunction

  • Preoperative ventricular arrhythmias

  • Concomitant aortic regurgitation

  • Atrial fibrillation

  • Coronary artery disease, particularly a history of myocardial infarction

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