Tag: interventional cardiology

Transcatheter Mitral Valve Replacement

Our hospital will be partaking in the Medtronic APOLLO study. The data so far from other hospitals in an easy to read format. PPT from Duke 2017 Peri-procedural imaging for transcatheter mitral valve replacement. Cardiovasc Diagn Ther. 2016 Apr; 6(2): 144–159. Role of echocardiography for catheter-based management of valvular heart disease. Journal of Cardiology 69 (2017) 66–73. EAE/ASE

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How Should We Manage PAR After TAVI?

Originally posted on invasivecardiology:
Stefan Toggweiler, MD Evidence indicates that postprocedural moderate or severe paravalvular regurgitation (PAR) reduces life expectancy in such a way that it may even nullify the beneficial effect of TAVI. Due to improved implantation techniques, knowledge, and materials, the rates of moderate or severe PAR have dropped to less than 5%-10%…

IABP and pVADs: Clinical Effectiveness Versus Cost

Originally posted on invasivecardiology:
By Atman P. Shah, MD, FACC, FSCAI Clinical Director, Section of Cardiology Co-Director, Cardiac Catheterization Laboratory Associate Professor of Medicine The University of Chicago Interventional cardiologists are increasingly able to take care of complex coronary artery disease in a population of patients that would have be been deemed too high-risk a…