Table 3

Treatment decision and time to intervention

Total populationPopulation >80 years
WomenMenP valueWomenMenP value
n=954n=1046n=509n=390
Decision to perform AVR69.568.50.61467.264.90.466
 AVR performed in 3 months57.854.90.19555.454.40.755
 Time to intervention (days)33.3±34.132.8±35.20.82530.5±33.827.8±34.00.374
Decision made for TAVI49.341.0<0.00160.753.90.039
 TAVI performed in 3 months41.335.00.00450.345.40.144
 Time to intervention (days)30.2±34.228.1±34.10.38929.4±33.526.6±35.00.382
Decision made for SAVR20.327.5<0.0016.511.10.015
 SAVR performed in 3 months16.519.90.0475.19.00.022
 Time to intervention (days)40.8±32.840.7±35.80.99140.9±35.434.1±27.70.387
Decision not to perform AVR*30.531.50.61432.835.10.466
  • Values are reported as mean with SD or as percentage.

  • *Balloon aortic valvuloplasty, medical management or watchful waiting planned instead.

  • AVR, aortic valve replacement; SAVR, surgical aortic valve replacement; TAVI, transcatheter aortic valve replacement.