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Short-term effects of transcatheter aortic valve implantation on neurohormonal activation, quality of life and 6-minute walk test in severe and symptomatic aortic stenosis
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    Short term effects of transcatheter aortic valve implantation

    I read with interest the paper by Gotzmann and colleagues [1] demonstrating some very important differences after TAVI, particularly improvements in exercise tolerance and quality of life. I did have some reservations however on the statistical methodology that the group employed. The study involved a cohort of 44 patients, assessed before and after TAVI, so clearly paired statistical tests are appropriate. However, the...

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