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Sarcopenia and aortic valve disease

Heart BMJ

Valvular heart disease, including calcific or degenerative aortic stenosis (AS), is increasingly prevalent among the older adult population. Over the last few decades, treatment of severe AS has been revolutionised following the development of transcatheter aortic valve replacement (TAVR).

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Sutureless Valve Option for Aortic Valve Disease: Key Points

American College of Cardiology

The following are key points to remember from a state-of-the-art review on sutureless valves, a “wireless” option for patients with aortic valve disease.

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TAVI Matches SAVR in Lower Risk Aortic Valve Patients: 10 year outcomes

Cardiology Update

The NOTION trial, a pioneering study, sought to compare the long-term clinical and bioprosthesis outcomes of Transcatheter Aortic Valve Implantation (TAVI) versus Surgical Aortic Valve Replacement (SAVR) in patients with severe aortic valve stenosis (AS) at lower surgical risk.

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New Study Suggests that Amyloid Contributes to Calcific Aortic Valve Disease Development

DAIC

Getty Images milla1cf Fri, 06/07/2024 - 15:10 June 7, 2024 — Calcific aortic valve disease (CAVD) is the major heart valve disease that afflicts nearly 10 million patients globally with an annual mortality exceeding 100,000, and the numbers continue to rise.

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Rapid deployment aortic valve implantation in complex patients with infective endocarditis or aortic valve insufficiency

Journal of Cardiothoracic Surgery

New prosthetic valves and surgical approaches that shorten operation time and improve the outcome of patients with aortic valve (AV) infective endocarditis (IE) and AV insufficiency (AVI) are crucial. The aim.

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Unexpected finding on imaging: an aortic valve mass

Heart BMJ

A transthoracic echocardiogram (TTE) revealed a mobile mass on the right coronary cusp of the aortic valve ( figure 1 , ). cm) at the right coronary cusp of the aortic valve on the long-axis and short-axis parasternal view. Figure 1 A mobile mass (1.88 Question What is the most likely diagnosis?

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Later aorta operation after aortic valve replacement for bicuspid aortic valve

Journal of Cardiothoracic Surgery

We investigated long-term outcomes, particularly later aorta operations and overall death in patients who underwent aortic valve replacement for bicuspid aortic valve without aortic surgery.