2017 AHA / ACC Update on 2014 Valvular Disease Q5

According to the
2017 AHA/ACC Focused Update of the 2014 AHA/ACC Guideline for the Management of Patients With Valvular Heart Disease Failure” p 259

“Surgical AVR or TAVR is recommended for symptomatic patients with severe AS (Stage D) and
____________, depending on patientspecific procedural risks, values, and preferences”

Class of Recommendation = I

a) low risk for surgical AVR
b) low or intermediate risk for surgical AVR
c) intermediate risk for surgical AVR
d) high risk for surgical AVR

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(D)

“Surgical AVR or TAVR is recommended for symptomatic patients with severe AS (Stage D) and high risk for surgical AVR, depending on patientspecific procedural risks, values, and preferences (49–51).”

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