Vascular Access in Transcatheter Aortic Valve Implantation

The positive early experiences with TAVI however, revealed that vascular access remains a hindrance to broader application and success of the procedure.

This article will review the most common vascular routes used to deliver transcatheter aortic valves, and describe a new technique via the right axillary/subclavian artery approach. Isaiah Crowell Authentic Jersey

PMID: 21879288

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  1. Assessment of vascular access is, beside evaluation of the aortic root, one of the major reasons for advanced imaging in the context of transcatheter valvular procedures.
    In the same series, see also:

    1. Changing demographics of valvular heart disease and impact on surgical and transcatheter valve therapies.
    Vahanian A, Iung B, Himbert D, Nataf P.
    Int J Cardiovasc Imaging.

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