Search Tag: SAVR

Cardiology Management

Effects of TAVI Versus SAVR and Patient Preferences

2016 07 Nov

A systematic review and meta-analysis published in British Medical Journal, examines the effect of TAVI versus surgical replacement of an aortic valve (SAVR) in patients with severe aortic stenosis at low and intermediate risk of perioperative death and reviews on the values and preferences of patients.   TAVI has been increasingly used as an alternative... Read more

Cardiology Management

EuroPCR 2015: No Evidence to Support Change in TAVI, SAVR Procedures

2015 24 May

According to new data released at EuroPCR 2015, thickening of the valve leaflets following implantation of a transcatheter or surgical aortic valve bioprosthesis is relatively rare and is not linked to short-term clinical events or unique to any one type of valve. In a special session devoted to this topic, experts recommend that while there is a need... Read more


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