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January 31st, 2012

Guiding TAVR into Clinical Practice

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The ACC, AATS, SCAI, and STS have issued a critical consensus document to guide the use of transcatheter aortic valve replacement (TAVR) as it enters clinical practice in the U.S. (see also our CardioExchange news coverage here). CardioExchange Interventional Cardiology moderators Rick Lange and David Hillis posed the following questions to writing committee member Steven R Bailey, the Janey Briscoe Distinguished Professor of […]


April 3rd, 2011

PARTNER B Substudy Examines Cost-Effectiveness of TAVI

Transcatheter aortic valve implantation (TAVI) is about as cost-effective as other common cardiovascular procedures, according to results of the PARTNER B cost-effectiveness substudy, which were presented today at the American College of Cardiology meeting in New Orleans. (The main results of PARTNER B, which studied the safety and efficacy of TAVI in patients with severe […]