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Sedación consciente vs anestesia general en el TAVI

SOLVE-TAVI after 12-month followup: self-expanding vs. balloon expandable and general vs. local anesthesia

SOLVE-TAVI after 12-month followup: self-expanding vs. balloon expandable and general vs. local anesthesia

The ambitious SOLVE-TAVI (soon to be published in JACC) is aimed at answering to of the most important questions we make when facing a TAVR procedure: What valve do we choose, a self-expanding or a balloon expandable? And once we have chosen our device, do we proceed with general anesthesia or conscious sedation?    The

TAVI: Balón expandible o autoexpandible ¿Cuál es la respuesta?

TAVR: Balloon-Expandable or Self-Expanding Valves, Which Is the Answer?

Courtesy of Dr. Carlos Fava. Transcatheter aortic valve replacement (TAVR) has shown benefit and is currently moving towards low-risk patients, as well as bicuspid aortic valves and (to a lower extent) aortic regurgitation. However, we must ponder on which valve should be used on each patient: balloon-expandable (BE) or self-expanding (SE) valve? They represent different technologies

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