Search Tag: transcatheter aortic valve replacement

Cardiology Management

In-Hospital Death after Transcatheter Aortic Valve Replacement

2016 08 Mar

A new statistical model has been developed by researchers at the University of Florida College of Medicine-Jacksonville that can predict risk of in-hospital death after transcatheter aortic valve replacement (TAVR). The study is published in JAMA Cardiology. TAVR is used primarily in patients who have critical aortic stenosis and are not good candidates... Read more

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TAVR Continues to Evolve

2015 04 Dec

According to a report published by The Annals of Thoracic Surgery and the Journal of the American College of Cardiology, transcatheter aortic valve replacement (TAVR) continues to evolve and has demonstrated positive outcomes for patients with aortic stenosis. When it was first approved, TAVR required cardiothoracic surgeons and cardiologists to use... Read more

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New Technology to Replace Heart Valves

2015 13 Aug

Interventional cardiologists and cardiovascular surgeons at the Orlando Health Heart Institute are the first to use a new self-expanding CoreValve® Evolut™ R System approved for transcatheter aortic valve replacement (TAVR) in severe aortic stenosis patients who are at high or extreme risk for surgery.This new leading edge technology can help improve... Read more


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