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Transcatheter Aortic Valve Replacement

Transcatheter Aortic Valve Replacement JAMA PATIENT PAGE | Cardiovascular Disease Transcatheter aortic valve replacement (TAVR) is a way to treat aortic stenosis. The Problem of Aortic Stenosis patients with high surgical risk who have TAVR done instead of The aortic valve is a 1-way gate between the largest chamber of the traditional open heart surgery for aortic valve replacement have a heart, the left ventricle, and the rest of the body. Sometimes, as lower risk of death. However, there is also a higher risk of stroke people age, the aortic valve stops opening properly and does not let with TAVR compared with open heart surgery. A team of heart enough blood through. This condition is calledaorticstenosis. Some specialists and surgeons usually decides which option, TAVR or people with aortic stenosis do not have any symptoms. But if the open heart surgery, is best for people who need aortic valve condition becomes severe enough, people will often have dizzi- replacement. ness, fainting, trouble breathing, or chest pain. Aortic valve (top view) Open aortic valve Closed aortic valve Treatments for Aortic Stenosis When aortic stenosis is severe and causes symptoms, the best treat- ment is to replace the old aortic valve with a new one. http://www.deepdyve.com/assets/images/DeepDyve-Logo-lg.png JAMA American Medical Association

Transcatheter Aortic Valve Replacement

JAMA , Volume 312 (19) – Nov 19, 2014

Transcatheter Aortic Valve Replacement

Abstract

JAMA PATIENT PAGE | Cardiovascular Disease Transcatheter aortic valve replacement (TAVR) is a way to treat aortic stenosis. The Problem of Aortic Stenosis patients with high surgical risk who have TAVR done instead of The aortic valve is a 1-way gate between the largest chamber of the traditional open heart surgery for aortic valve replacement have a heart, the left ventricle, and the rest of the body. Sometimes, as lower risk of death. However, there is also a higher risk of stroke people...
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American Medical Association
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Copyright 2014 American Medical Association. All Rights Reserved. Applicable FARS/DFARS Restrictions Apply to Government Use.
ISSN
0098-7484
eISSN
1538-3598
DOI
10.1001/jama.2014.15448
pmid
25399295
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Abstract

JAMA PATIENT PAGE | Cardiovascular Disease Transcatheter aortic valve replacement (TAVR) is a way to treat aortic stenosis. The Problem of Aortic Stenosis patients with high surgical risk who have TAVR done instead of The aortic valve is a 1-way gate between the largest chamber of the traditional open heart surgery for aortic valve replacement have a heart, the left ventricle, and the rest of the body. Sometimes, as lower risk of death. However, there is also a higher risk of stroke people age, the aortic valve stops opening properly and does not let with TAVR compared with open heart surgery. A team of heart enough blood through. This condition is calledaorticstenosis. Some specialists and surgeons usually decides which option, TAVR or people with aortic stenosis do not have any symptoms. But if the open heart surgery, is best for people who need aortic valve condition becomes severe enough, people will often have dizzi- replacement. ness, fainting, trouble breathing, or chest pain. Aortic valve (top view) Open aortic valve Closed aortic valve Treatments for Aortic Stenosis When aortic stenosis is severe and causes symptoms, the best treat- ment is to replace the old aortic valve with a new one.

Journal

JAMAAmerican Medical Association

Published: Nov 19, 2014

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