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Aortic valve perivascular adipose tissue computed tomography attenuation in patients with aortic stenosis

Heart BMJ

Objective Aortic stenosis (AS) shares pathophysiological similarities with atherosclerosis including active inflammation. CT attenuation of perivascular adipose tissue provides a measure of vascular inflammation that is linked to prognosis and has the potential to be applied to the aortic valve. HU, p=0.099).

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A Multimodal Video-Based AI Biomarker for Aortic Stenosis Development and Progression

JAMA Cardiology

This cohort study explores whether a novel artificial intelligence (AI) video-based biomarker for aortic stenosis is associated with development and progression of aortic stenosis.

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Medtronic Announces FDA Approval of Newest-generation Evolut TAVR System for Treatment of Symptomatic Severe Aortic Stenosis


milla1cf Thu, 03/28/2024 - 07:30 March 28, 2024 — Medtronic plc, a global leader in healthcare technology, announced that the United States Food and Drug Administration ( FDA ) has approved the Evolut FX+ transcatheter aortic valve replacement (TAVR) system for the treatment of symptomatic severe aortic stenosis. Aortic stenosis.

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Sub-coronary aortic root replacement post-aortic valve dehiscence: a case report

Journal of Cardiothoracic Surgery

This is a case report of a 78-year-old male who underwent a sub-coronary aortic valve and root replacement due to valve dehiscence and aortic root pseudoaneurysm. The patient had complex anomalous coronary ana.

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Transcatheter Aortic Valve Replacement Versus Surgical Aortic Valve Replacement for Treating Elderly Patients With Severe Aortic Stenosis and Small Aortic Annuli

American College of Cardiology

The goal of the VIVA trial was to evaluate transcatheter aortic valve replacement (TAVR) compared with surgical aortic valve replacement (SAVR) among patients with severe aortic stenosis and a small aortic annulus.

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Smidt Heart Institute Opens Aortic Surveillance Clinic


Experts at the Smidt Heart Institute's new Aortic Surveillance Clinic will monitor patients with aortic aneurysms (illustrated here) or enlarged aortas. Through the Aortic Surveillance Clinic, we offer reassurance that they are being carefully and closely monitored and that proper therapy, including surgery, will be offered if needed.”

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Aortic Coarctation

The New England Journal of Medicine

Computed tomographic angiography revealed aortic coarctation. A 35-year-old man received an incidental diagnosis of hypertension during a routine medical assessment.

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