5 Million diagnosed with heart valve disease each year (John Muir Health, 2019). • 50 % of those who do not have aortic valve replacement will not survive 2 years after the onset of symptoms (2019). • Patients that have severe aortic stenosis (AS) when they encounter the cardiologist have an increased risk of all-cause and cardiovascular mortality even after they have an aortic valve replacement (Lancellotti et al, 2018). • A new workflow will allow opportunity to efficiently identify and refer eligible patients to streamline the referral and proper treatment (Afrin et al., 2015)
Ms. Abbie Weatherley
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"Bridging the Gap: Improving Aortic Stenosis Referrals,"
SACAD: John Heinrichs Scholarly and Creative Activity Days: Vol. 2022, Article 33.
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