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Transaortic TAVR tied to better survival vs transapical for patients unfit for transfemoral
 

Transaortic TAVR tied to better survival vs transapical for patients unfit for transfemoral

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Transaortic approach to transcatheter aortic valve replacement (TAVR) appears to be associated with a higher, although statistically nonsignificant, 1-year survival rate than the transapical approach in patients with aortic stenosis who are unsuitable to undergo transfemoral TAVR, suggests a new study.
 
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9 Dec 2016 - General
 
Transfemoral approach is the most widely used approach in cardiac catheterization and other similar minimally invasive procedures. But in instances where transfemoral approach is not possible, it is good to know the efficacy of available other approa...
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A new study has suggested that Transaortic approach to transcatheter aortic valve replacement (TAVR) appears to be associated with a higher, although statistically nonsignificant, 1-year survival rate than the transapical approach in patients with ao...
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