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Transcatheter

March 12, 2014
In this manuscript the authors analyse data from the cohort B (inoperable patients) of the PARTNER trial in order to compare outcomes in two groups of patients, those inoperable for technical reasons and those inoperable for clinical reasons. Patients deemed inoperable for technical reasons had a lower risk profile.
March 11, 2014
There have been some concerns about outcomes of TAVI in patients with bicuspid aortic valves (BAV). In this retrospective study, outcomes after TAVI in 21 patients with BAVs were compared with those in 447 patients with tricuspid aortic valves (TAV). Device success was lower and 30-day mortality was higher in BAV patients.
March 4, 2014
In this study, the authors evaluate the relevance of post-procedural-aortic-regurgitation (AR) following transcatheter aortic valve replacement (TAVR) in patients included in the FRANCE 2 registry. They compare outcomes and risk factors for post-procedural AR in balloon expandable (BE) and self-expandable (SE) prosthesis.
December 4, 2012
Transaortic valve replacement is an alternative to the transfemoral and transapical approaches in an 83-year old male with ischemic heart disease, severe peripheral artery disease and severe symptomatic aortic stenosis.
April 10, 2011
In hybrid ORs angiographic 3D imaging capabilities are required. Due to the technical complexity and the multitude of users and procedures, careful planning is key for every hybrid room project.
December 17, 2008
STSA Surgical Motion Picture 2008 Annual Meeting

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