Transcatheter aortic valve implantation: a new standard of careDescription
The MJA searched PubMed to identify original papers and review articles from 1960 to 2018 as well as society guidelines and industry sources to formulate an evidence-based overview of the use of Transcatheter aortic valve implantation (TAVI) in clinical practice.
Adam J Nelson, Nicholas J Montarello, Claudia S Cosgrove, Ross L Roberts-Thomson, Sinny Delacroix, Ramesh G Chokka, Joseph K Montarello, Stephen G Worthley
- Be aware of data supporting the use of Transcatheter aortic valve implantation (TAVI) in a variety of patient groups, stratiﬁed according to their surgical risk using the Society of Thoracic Surgeons (STS) score
- List and carefully consider several complex, often competing patient factors when deciding between a surgical Aortic Valve Replacement (sAVR) or TAVI
- Become aware of possible complications following a TAVI
Aortic Valve Replacement, cardiovascular, surgery, heart surgery, procedure, aortic stenosis, balloon expandable, transfemoral route, transapical route, direct transaortic route
GP, GP Registrar, Specialist, Doctors in Training (DIT), Medical Student, International Medical Graduate, Overseas Trained Doctor, Cardiologist