Letter by Jin-shan and Xue-bin Regarding Article, “Impact of the Clinical Frailty Scale on Outcomes After Transcatheter Aortic Valve Replacement”
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To the Editor:
We read with great interest the article by Shimura et al1 about the prognostic impact of the Clinical Frailty Scale (CFS) on outcomes after transcatheter aortic valve replacement, which indicates that in addition to reflecting the degree of frailty and showing significant correlation with body mass index, albumin, gait speed, and grip strength, the CFS is a useful marker for predicting late mortality in an elderly transcatheter aortic valve replacement cohort. Attracted by the simple and useful characteristic of this tool, …