Transcatheter aortic valve replacement (TAVR) or transcatheter aortic valve implantation (TAVI) is minimally invasive heart surgery performed to replace narrow aortic valves in the heart. TAVR/TAVI enables you to return to routine activity more quickly than open-heart surgery. Patients who have undertaken the procedure describe an enhancement in their quality of life shortly post-procedure. Additional benefits include a brief hospital stay, absence of chest marks and instant ease from symptoms, improved heart function, and reduced pain and worry.
When it comes to ailments of the heart, Aortic Stenosis (AS) is one of the most common diseases, especially when it comes to senior citizens. It occurs when…
There has been news of hope in recent years for the treatment of a common heart condition Aortic Stenosis, a procedure called transcatheter aortic valve replacement (TAVR). It…
Dr.K.K. Sethi, the Chairman of Delhi Heart & Lung Institute and an initiator of Interventional Cardiology imparts his knowledge regarding Transcatheter Aortic Valve Replacement (TAVR) and distinctly points out the differences between tissue valves and metal valves.
I have mild to moderate AS now.It is since 1966 or so /or may be congenital.I dont have any problem except murmurs and may be running problem.I am 75 now .What I should do.