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

TAVR in Bicuspid Valves

TAVR in Bicuspid Valves

Bicuspid aortic valve (BAV) disease affects 1%-2% of the population and manifests with severe aortic stenosis in the middle-aged.  It characterizes for a very different anatomy with more calcification than the tricuspid aortic valve. At present, surgical aortic valve replacement (SAVR) is the first treatment indication.  TAVR in this scenario has shown, in different studies,

¿Son las válvulas autoexpandibles una opción válida en las bicúspides?

Evolution of Bicuspid Valves at 12 Months

Severe aortic stenosis due to a bicuspid aortic valve (BAV) is uncommon, especially in individuals under 65 years of age. While there are usually no significant differences according to the type of valve when it comes to surgery, with transcatheter aortic valve replacement (TAVR) some may arise.  TAVR has seen significant advancements in the treatment