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TAVR Found Non-Inferior to SAVR for Low-Risk Patients

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TAVR and SAVR are procedures to replace a damaged aortic valve that is not functioning properly. TAVR and SAVR are procedures to replace a damaged aortic valve that is not functioning properly. The DEDICATE-DZHK6 trial compared TAVR vs. SAVR in 1,414 patients who underwent valve replacement procedures at 38 centers in Germany.

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SAVR After TAVR Risk Calculator

Society of Thoracic Surgeons - Congenital

Resource SAVR After TAVR Risk Calculator kchalko Fri, 04/12/2024 - 13:53 SAVR after previous TAVR is the fastest-growing cardiac surgery procedure in the U.S. The majority of patients require explant of their TAVR device and SAVR with significantly increased risk of operative mortality and stroke.

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Caution Raised for Post-TAVR Cardiac Surgeries

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(MedPage Today) -- SAN ANTONIO -- The early experience of patients needing cardiac surgery after transcatheter aortic valve replacement (TAVR) has surgeons raising the alarm about the excess risks of these challenging procedures, based on data.

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Valvular and perivalvular thrombus after TAVR: Risks and Outcomes

Cardiology Update

Transcatheter aortic valve replacement (TAVR) is the standard treatment for severe aortic stenosis, but post-TAVR leaflet thrombus, identified by hypoattenuated leaflet thickening (HALT), poses potential risks like cerebral thromboembolic events. Perivalvular thrombus has also been reported. Original article: Choi Y et al.

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

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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.

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CLS Health Cardiologists Achieve Historic First with Transcarotid TAVR in Southeast Houston

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Molham Aldeiri , have successfully performed the first series of transcarotid Transcatheter Aortic Valve Replacement (TAVR) procedures ever done in Southeast Houston. TAVR , whether through the groin approach or neck approach, only requires a half-inch or inch incision.

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Impact of untreated CAD on TAVR outcomes

Cardiology Update

The optimal management of concomitant chronic obstructive coronary artery disease (CAD) in transcatheter aortic valve replacement (TAVR) recipients remains a debated topic. While some advocate for pre-TAVR percutaneous coronary intervention, others adopt an expectant approach. Original article: Persits I et al.

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