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Guidance of transcatheter aortic valve replacement by echocardiography.
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PMID:  24293358     Owner:  NLM     Status:  In-Data-Review    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
Transcatheter aortic valve replacement (TAVR) has recently emerged as an alternative to surgical aortic valve replacement for patients with severe aortic stenosis who are at "high risk" or deemed inoperable. Careful pre-procedural preparation requires multi-modality imaging. Intra-procedural imaging frequently relies on transesophageal echocardiography (TEE). This review will discuss the role of TEE in pre-implantation assessment, intra-procedural guidance, and post-implantation evaluation.
Authors:
Rebecca T Hahn
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Current cardiology reports     Volume:  16     ISSN:  1534-3170     ISO Abbreviation:  Curr Cardiol Rep     Publication Date:  2014 Jan 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2013-12-02     Completed Date:  -     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  100888969     Medline TA:  Curr Cardiol Rep     Country:  United States    
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Languages:  eng     Pagination:  442     Citation Subset:  IM    
Affiliation:
Columbia University Medical Center/New York Presbyterian Hospital, 177 Fort Washington Avenue, New York, NY, 10032, USA, rth2@columbia.edu.
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