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Acute coronary occlusion following TAVI.
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PMID:  21328684     Owner:  NLM     Status:  In-Data-Review    
Transcatheter aortic valve implantation (TAVI) has nowadays replaced open heart surgery as an alternative therapeutic tool in selected patients. Thirty-five percent of patients with severe degenerative aortic valve stenosis (AS) remain untreated because of the existing comorbidities that increase their perioperative risk. TAVI is a relatively new technique that has "come to stay" in the everyday clinical practice considering, that is the only alternative to surgery and appears to have excellent long term results. Herein, we describe a vascular complication immediately after the implantation of the Edwards SAPIEN (Edwards Lifesciences, Irvine, CA) prosthesis, followed by ad hoc percutaneous coronary intervention. © 2010 Wiley-Liss, Inc.
Bill D Gogas; Achilleas A Zacharoulis; Aias G Antoniadis
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article     Date:  2010-12-03
Journal Detail:
Title:  Catheterization and cardiovascular interventions : official journal of the Society for Cardiac Angiography & Interventions     Volume:  77     ISSN:  1522-726X     ISO Abbreviation:  Catheter Cardiovasc Interv     Publication Date:  2011 Feb 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2011-02-17     Completed Date:  -     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  100884139     Medline TA:  Catheter Cardiovasc Interv     Country:  United States    
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Languages:  eng     Pagination:  435-8     Citation Subset:  IM    
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Copyright © 2010 Wiley-Liss, Inc.
Second Department of Cardiology, Laboratory of Cardiac Catheterization and Intervention, University Hospital ATTIKON, Athens, Greece.
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