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Aortic valve disease

February 3, 2020
Use of a novel decision aid for patients with symptomatic aortic stenosis resulted in greater patient knowledge and satisfaction, although decisional conflict was unchanged.  Physicians, on the other hand, felt that the aid was not understood by elderly patients, and believed that they used shared decision-making in their usual practice, without the
January 30, 2020
Betsy Evans of Leeds General Infirmary in the United Kingdom presents a discussion on TAVI and surgery for prosthetic valve failure.
January 30, 2020
This study investigated whether the life expectancy of patients undergoing surgical aortic valve replacement was fully restored compared to the matched general population.
January 10, 2020
The aim of this study was to investigate the role of free margin length and geometric height in normal aortic valves and aortic dilatation. 
January 8, 2020
A medium size RCT with encouraging surgical outcomes in the era of TAVI expansion.....
January 8, 2020
In this video, Alaaddin Yilmaz performs a totally endoscopic aortic valve replacement with a 2 cm utility incision and totally endoscopic suturing.
January 7, 2020
Dr Om Prakesh Yadava and Professor Vinayak Bapat discuss transcatheter approaches and sutureless valves implanted by minimally invasive approaches.
January 3, 2020
The authors aimed to analyze the outcome of transcatheter aortic valve implantation (TAVI) via carotid arteries. Included are more than 10,000 patients. The study showed a similar two-year outcome regardless of access. Transcarotid TAVI was associated with higher risk of stroke but lower rate of access site complications.
November 22, 2019
Puzzling subgroup from the GALILEO trial, which appears in the same issue of the periodical as an article that discredits the use of rivaroxaban as thromboprevention strategy :
November 11, 2019
A succinct analysis of a challenging problem, with a discussion on the 'magic diameter' of 55 mm.

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