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Severe intraprocedural complications after TAVR : calling for a heart team approach

Saturday, August 31, 2013

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Source Name: European Journal of Cardiothoracic Surgery


Moritz Seiffert, Lenard Conradi, Stephan Baldus, Johannes Schirmer, Stefan Blankenberg, Hermann Reichenspurner, Patrick Diemert, and Hendrik Treede

About 3% of 458 TAVI patients required emergent conversion to open surgery with a 30-day mortality of 38.5% in a monocenter analysis. The importance of a interdisciplinary surgical and interventional safety net is emphasized.

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