Monthly Archives: September 2015

How Should We Manage PAR After TAVI?

Stefan Toggweiler, MD Evidence indicates that postprocedural moderate or severe paravalvular regurgitation (PAR) reduces life expectancy in such a way that it may even nullify the beneficial effect of TAVI. Due to improved implantation techniques, knowledge, and materials, the rates … Continue reading

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LM-Bifurcation PCI: Stent Design and the Effects of Cardiac Flow

Robert S. Schwartz, MD, FACC, FAHA, FSCAI, FSCCT Minneapolis Heart Institute and Foundation Left main coronary artery stenting is commonplace in today’s PCI, but new questions arise as to safety. Specifically, the three-dimensional changes in space as the left main … Continue reading

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