A comprehensive research strategy and plan is needed to determine the most efficient, safe, cost-effective and widely applicable strategy to decrease circulating levels of lipoprotein(a) and to determine whether lowering circulating lipoprotein(a) levels will reduce the risk of developing cardiovascular disease such as a heart attack or a stroke as well as the progression of atherosclerosis or aortic stenosis.
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What is the optimal management approach to severe asymptomatic calcific aortic stenosis (surgical aortic valve replacement (AVR) or deferred surgical AVR until development of symptoms (watchful waiting))?
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