Predictive ability of the CHADS2 and CHA2DS2-VASc scores for stroke after transcatheter aortic balloon-expandable valve implantation: an Italian Transcatheter Balloon-Expandable Valve Implantation Registry (ITER) sub-analysis

European Journal of Cardiothoracic Surgery

4 July Jul 2016 5 months ago
  • Agrifoglio M

Stroke incidence after transcatheter aortic valve implantation (TAVI) still represents a concern. This multicentre study aimed at investigating the hypothesis that CHADS2 and CHA2DS2-VASc scores may be used to predict perioperative stroke after TAVI.

Reference
Conrotto F, D'Ascenzo F, D'Onofrio A, Agrifoglio M, Chieffo A, Cioni M, Regesta T, Tarantini G, Gabbieri D, Saia F, Tamburino C, Ribichini F, Cugola D, Aiello M, Sanna F, Iadanza A, Pompei E, Stolcova M, Cappai A, Minati A, Cassese M, Martinelli GL, Agostinelli A, Gerosa G, Gaita F, Rinaldi M, Salizzoni S. Predictive ability of the CHADS2 and CHA2DS2-VASc scores for stroke after transcatheter aortic balloon-expandable valve implantation: an Italian Transcatheter Balloon-Expandable Valve Implantation Registry (ITER) sub-analysis. Eur J Cardiothorac Surg 2016; Jun 28 [Epub ahead of print]

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