Cardiology

Successful transcatheter treatment of severe cardiac failure

The Cardiovascular Surgery Group at Osaka University performed a transcatheter mitral valve implantation in dysfunctional artificial valves in severe cardiac failure patients with prosthetic valve dysfunction, which was previously ...

Cardiology

Review IDs predictors of post-TAVR cerebrovascular events

(HealthDay)—For patients undergoing transcatheter aortic valve replacement (TAVR), predictors of cerebrovascular events (CVEs) include female sex, chronic kidney disease, new-onset atrial fibrillation, and enrollment date, ...

Cardiology

Higher volume of TAVR boosts key in-hospital outcomes

The more frequently a hospital performs a minimally invasive technique called transcatheter aortic valve replacement, or TAVR, to replace a damaged aortic heart valve, the better patients fare, on average, immediately after ...

Cardiology

Gentler heart surgery remains without signs of dementia

Aortic valve stenosis is the most frequent heart valve defect of older people in Europe – the cause is usually increasing calcification of this important valve. In patients at high and excessive risk, conventional cardiac ...

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