Research Paper Volume 12, Issue 16 pp 16597—16608

Balloon aortic valvuloplasty as a palliative treatment in patients with severe aortic stenosis and limited life expectancy: a single center experience

Figure 2. Comparison of days of heart failure hospitalization before and after balloon aortic valvuloplasty (BAV) in patients with no surgical or transcatheter therapeutic option for symptomatic severe aortic stenosis. The box plots show the median, percentile 25 and 75, the whiskers (1.5 times the interquartile range) and the outliers.