Transcatheter aortic valve implantation: a new standard of care


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

1-hour Reading


Learning Outcomes

  1. 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
  2. List and carefully consider several complex, often competing patient factors when deciding between a surgical Aortic Valve Replacement (sAVR) or TAVI
  3. 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

Medical Audience
GP, GP Registrar, Specialist, Doctors in Training (DIT), Medical Student, International Medical Graduate, Overseas Trained Doctor, Cardiologist


Medical Journal of Australia
Online Education
1h : 0m
MBA - CPD: 1h : 0m
Cardiovascular Diseases

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