Lindman BR, Pibarot P, Arnold SV, Suri RM, McAndrew TC, Maniar HS, Zajarias A, Kodali S, Kirtane AJ, Thourani VH, Tuzcu EM, Svensson LG, Waksman R, Smith CR, Leon MB. Transcatheter versus surgical aortic valve replacement in patients with diabetes and severe aortic stenosis at high risk for surgery: an analysis of the PARTNER Trial (Placement of Aortic Transcatheter Valve). Journal of the American College of Cardiology. 2014 Mar 25;63(63). 1090-9. PMID: 24291272 [PubMed] PMCID: PMC3962709 NIHMSID: NIHMS541046.
The goal of this study was to determine whether a less-invasive approach to aortic valve replacement (AVR) improves clinical outcomes in diabetic patients with aortic stenosis (AS).