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Transcatheter aortic valve implantation and four-year follow up in a 99-year-old patient.
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PMID:  23798219     Owner:  NLM     Status:  In-Process    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
Transcatheter aortic valve implantation (TAVI) has emerged as a life-saving therapy in patients with severe aortic valve stenosis who are considered to be high-risk surgical candidates. However, there is a paucity of data on the long-term survival and quality-of-life in very old patients undergoing TAVI. Here, the case is reported of a now 104-year-old patient who underwent percutaneous transfemoral TAVI with a CoreValve prosthesis at the age of 99 years; details of his four-year outcome data are also provided. To best of the authors' knowledge, this patient is the oldest reported to have undergone TAVI, and is currently living with good functional status more than four years after the intervention.
Authors:
Alexander Jabs; Teoman Kilic; Nalan Schnelle; Felix Post; Markus Vosseler; Christian-Friedrich Vahl; Thomas Münzel; Ulrich Hink
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  The Journal of heart valve disease     Volume:  22     ISSN:  0966-8519     ISO Abbreviation:  J. Heart Valve Dis.     Publication Date:  2013 Mar 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2013-06-26     Completed Date:  -     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  9312096     Medline TA:  J Heart Valve Dis     Country:  England    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  261-4     Citation Subset:  IM    
Affiliation:
2nd Department of Medicine, Cardiology/Angiology/Intensive Care, University Medical Center of the Johannes Gutenberg University Mainz, Mainz, Germany. alexander.jabs@unimedizin-mainz.de
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