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Study examines use, outcomes of valve replacement procedure performed for off-label indications

07:00 EDT 21 Jun 2017 | Medical Xpress

Approximately 1 in 10 transcatheter aortic valve replacement (TAVR) procedures in the U.S. were for an off-label indication, with similar 1-year mortality rates compared to on-label use, suggesting that TAVR may be a possible procedure option for certain patients requiring a heart valve replacement, according to a study published by JAMA Cardiology.

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