Title

Association Between Hospital Transcatheter Aortic Valve Replacement Volume and 30-Day Readmissions

Document Type

Abstract

Publication Date

May 2017

Department

Medicine

Second Department

Surgery

Abstract

Background: The association between institutional transcatheter aortic valve replacement (TAVR) volume and readmissions has not been examined. Methods: We used the 2014 Nationwide Readmissions Database to identify hospitals with established TAVR programs (performed at least 5 TAVRs in the first quarter of 2014). Based on the annual TAVR volume, hospitals were classified as low (

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