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¿Qué usar para medir funcionalmente una lesión coronaria en el contexto de estenosis aórtica severa?

Un Underestimated Symptom of Aortic Stenosis

Un Underestimated Symptom of Aortic Stenosis

For the first time, this long term observational study on a large cohort of contemporary patients with aortic stenosis (AS), has shown syncope is an underestimated threat, associated with worse prognosis after surgical aortic valve replacement (SAVR). It is interesting to note that other symptoms or early signs of AS that will normally indicate SAVR

Transcatheter Tricuspid Valve in valve

Original Title: Transcatheter Tricuspid Valve-in-Valve Implantation for the Treatment of Dysfunctional Surgical Bioprosthetic Valve. An International, Multicenter Registry Study. Reference: Doff B. McElhinney, et al. Circulation 2016;133:1582-93 Courtesy of Dr. Carlos Fava. Transcatheter tricuspid valve in valve implantation (TVIV) is infrequent, complex and biological valves last from 10 to 15 years. Reoperation is associated with high