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Gender differences in clinical presentation and surgical outcome of aortic stenosis
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    • Juan Caballero-Borrego, Cardiologist
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      • Gomez-Doblas JJ, Jimenez-Navarro MJ, Alonso-Briales JH, Hernandez-Garcia JM

    We would like to congratulate the authors for the paper about gender differences in aortic valve replacement (AVR) in severe aortic stenosis (SAS)(1). Traditionally there have been mortality perioperatory differences depending of the gender (2), and these differences have been included in operatory risk calculators. In this work, the authors do not find differences in mortality between men and women. Our attention on the...

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