Severe Aortic Stenosis

Results of the REPRISE II trial reported

In a clinical trial, a second-generation transcatheter aortic valve demonstrated low rates of complications that are sometimes seen in transcatheter aortic valve replacement (TAVR), including challenges with positioning, ...

Nov 01, 2013
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Results of the COREVALVE EXTREME RISK trial presented

In a clinical trial, a self-expanding transcatheter aortic valve met the key performance objective of reducing death and stroke in patients with severe aortic stenosis at "extreme risk" for surgery.Results of the COREVALVE ...

Oct 29, 2013
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TAVI feasible in bicuspid aortic valve

Transcatheter aortic valve implantation (TAVI) is feasible in patients with bicuspid aortic valve, according to research presented at ESC Congress 2013 today by Dr. Timm Bauer from Germany. The findings open ...

Sep 02, 2013
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Women less likely to die after TAVI than men

Women are 25 percent less likely to die one year after TAVI than men, according to research presented at the ESC Congress today by Dr. Mohammad Sherif from Germany. The findings suggest that TAVI might be ...

Sep 02, 2013
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Encouraging early results for redesigned Sapien valve

The new Sapien XT aortic valve showed a non-significantly lower rate of death and strokes at 30 days than the original model, and both valves demonstrated notably better short-term outcomes than seen with the Sapien system ...

Mar 11, 2013
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Women 40% less likely to die after TAVI than men

Women with severe aortic stenosis are 40% less likely to die after transcatheter aortic valve implantation (TAVI) than men, reveals the latest data from the largest study to date of gender differences in outcomes after TAVI. ...

Aug 28, 2012
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