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Alain Cribier’s Death Mourned, His Legacy Celebrated Around the World

Wednesday, February 21, 2024

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Shelley Wood

Dr. Alan Cribier, well known for completing the first TAVI procedure in 2002, has passed away at the age of 79. The French surgeon successfully implanted the first percutaneous aortic valve in a patient who was declared inoperable, resulting in an innovative new procedure that started an important conversation in the CT surgery community. The full article includes tributes from Dr. Cribier’s colleagues. 

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