Transcatheter Aortic Valve Implantation: a new standard of care


The MJA searched PubMed to identify original papers and review articles from 1960 to 2018 as well as society guidelines and industry sources to formulate an evidence-based overview of the use of Transcatheter aortic valve implantation (TAVI) in clinical practice.



Learning Outcomes

  1. Be aware of data supporting the use of Transcatheter aortic valve implantation (TAVI) in a variety of patient groups, stratified according to their surgical risk using the Society of Thoracic Surgeons (STS) score
  2. List and carefully consider several complex, often competing patient factors when deciding between a surgical Aortic Valve Replacement (sAVR) or TAVI
  3. Become aware of possible complications following a TAVI


Authors: Adam J Nelson, Nicholas J Montarello, Claudia S Cosgrove, Ross L Roberts-Thomson, Sinny Delacroix, Ramesh G Chokka, Joseph K Montarello, Stephen G Worthley

Article Type: Narrative review

Medical Journal of Australia
Reading: journal; textbook; book; literature review
1h : 0m
MBA: 1h : 0m
Cardiovascular Diseases
Medical Practitioner, Medical Student, Doctor-in-Training, Non-Vocationally Registered, Nurse / Midwife, Researcher, Retired, Specialist - Other, Specialist General Practitioner
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