Tag: frailty

ageing mitral valve surgery

Frailty predicts greater death rate and higher costs after mitral valve...

Frailty is an independent predictor of morbidity, death, and increased costs after mitral valve replacement (MVR), a retrospective cohort study has determined. Writing in The...

Low albumin, anaemia, and slow walking speed predict mortality after TAVI

The largest study to date of the role of frailty indices after transcatheter aortic valve implantation (TAVI) has demonstrated that the markers of low...

Malnourished patients have a three-fold risk of mortality after aortic valve...

New data from the FRAILTY-AVR study indicate that mortality—both at 30 days and at one year—is significantly increased in malnourished patients undergoing aortic valve...

Essential Frailty Toolset may be best assessment of frailty for aortic...

Jonathan Afilalo (Division of Cardiology, Jewish General Hospital, McGill University, Montreal, Canada) and others report in the Journal of American College of Cardiology that...