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June 5, 2024
Surgical explantation of transcatheter heart valves (THV) is rapidly increasing, but data on patients with THV-associated infective endocarditis (IE) is lacking. This study assessed the outcomes of patients undergoing THV explant for IE based on data from the international TAVR-EXPLANT Registry.
May 23, 2024
The NOTION-2 trial aimed to compare transcatheter aortic valve implantation (TAVI) with surgical aortic valve replacement (SAVR) in low-risk patients less than 75 years old, including with both tricuspid and bicuspid aortic stenosis (AS).
May 18, 2024
Succinct but comprehensive expert viewpoint on Support in Cardiogenic Shock vis -a -vis the manuscript of DanGer trial on promising results of Impella in highly selected subgroup (360 patients in a decade). The important point made is that of careful selection
April 22, 2024
With the recent approval for transcatheter aortic valve replacement (TAVR) across all risk profiles, reintervention is likely to become common practice.
April 10, 2024
This report presents trends and outcomes of cardiac surgery following initial transcatheter aortic valve replacement (TAVR). The Society of Thoracic Surgeons (STS) Adult Cardiac Surgery Database was queried for all adult patients undergoing cardiac surgery after a previously placed TAVR between January 2012 and March 2023.
March 22, 2024
Watch EIC Joel Dunning talk about the advantages of SAVR over TAVR and the data supporting the procedure in the right patients with Prof. Leonard N. Girardi.
February 23, 2024
In this series of videos, Dr. Vincent Gaudiani shares his experience in the new field of surgery after previous TAVR and provides his tips for safely performing redo surgery for a variety of indications including TAVR early and late failure, endocarditis, and when further valve surgery is required.
February 21, 2024
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.
February 21, 2024
In this study, the authors aimed to analyze the one-year outcome after aortic valve (AV) repair versus surgical AV replacement (SAVR) in patients with aortic regurgitation (AR) using data from the German Aortic Valve Registry (GARY). A total of 8,076 AR patients were included in the analysis.
February 14, 2024
A recent study by Jad Malas et al. comparing transcatheter aortic valve implantation (TAVI) and surgical aortic valve replacement (SAVR) in patients less than 60 years of age was presented during the 2024 STS Annual Meeting in San Antonio, Texas.