Moderate sedation more effective than general anesthesia for TAVR patients

Posted by on May 6, 2016 2:04 pm
Categories: health

Researchers conducted the largest observational study of minimally invasive transfemoral—entry through the groin—TAVR to find whether the use of moderate sedation is associated with improved patient outcomes, specifically evaluating 30-day mortality and length of hospital stays, as compared to traditional general anesthesia.

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