The Transcatheter Valve Revolution: Time for a Compensatory Pause.
Circulation. 2012 Jul 12;
Authors: Welt FG, Davidson MJ, Eisenhauer AC
The last 2 years have seen a torrent of information regarding transcatheter aortic valve replacement (TAVR), and it is no exaggeration to say that this compelling technology has revolutionized our approach to treatment of valvular aortic stenosis. High risk and inoperable patients heretofore relegated to minimally effective medical therapies have been offered a return to activity and in some cases, a longer life(1,2). (SELECT FULL TEXT TO CONTINUE).
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