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Cardiology Management

Half of Transcatheter Heart Valves Degenerate Within 10 Years

2016 17 May

New reports from EuroPCR 2016 reveal that half of transcatheter heart valves undergo degeneration within 10 years. Findings from the first study to investigate the long-term durability of these valves were presented at the congress.TAVI has now become increasingly popular among younger patients as well as those with lower surgical risk. Life expectancy... 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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