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Dr Paul Chiam on the benefits of transcatheter aortic valve replacement in patients with aortic stenosis
 

Dr Paul Chiam on the benefits of transcatheter aortic valve replacement in patients with aortic stenosis

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Outcomes for trans-femoral approach were found to be better than conventional surgery in intermediate-risk patients, according to a cardiologist who performed the first trans-catheter aortic valve implantation (TAVI) in Asia.
 
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17 Oct 2016 - General
 
Surgical repair or replacement of aortic valve stenosis is indicated for patients with severe aortic stenosis who are symptomatic. There are several surgical options available such as Open aortic valve replacement, open aortic valve repair, balloon valvuloplasty and transcatheter aortic valve replacement. pen heart surgeries for aortic valve repair, or for any valvular disease in that case is associated with a higher morbidity and mortality. Now the technology is so advanced and we have very exp...
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