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External iliac remote endarterectomy restores the artery to normal, opening the way for EVAR, TAVR, TEVAR, and transplant: alternate applications of EndoRE

One of the nice things  about practicing at the Clinic is being able to offer unique solutions. A severely diseased or occluded external iliac artery (EIA) can be a vexing problem, particularly if bilateral, in this endovascular era. 648 more words

Techniques

New method for performing TAVR proves successful in high-risk patients

Researchers at the National Institutes of Health have developed a new, less invasive way to perform transcatheter aortic valve replacement (TAVR), a procedure widely used to treat aortic valve stenosis, a lethal heart condition. 465 more words

News

New way to replace aortic valve successful in high-risk patients

Researchers at the National Institutes of Health have developed a new, less invasive way to perform transcatheter aortic valve replacement (TAVR), a procedure widely used to treat aortic valve stenosis, a lethal heart condition, the NIH has announced on Monday. 286 more words

News

Spotlight on Balloon Aortic Valvuloplasty

As transcatheter aortic valve replacement procedures evolve, the importance of predilation, the trade-off with postdilation, and the impact of balloon aortic valvuloplasty (BAV) on complication rates are moving targets. 389 more words

TAVI

Nana on her way home!

Many thanks to all those who have been keeping my mom, known here as Nana, in their thoughts and prayers as she has been in New York City for an aortic valve replacement. 188 more words

Family

heart update

I just got word from my sisters in NYC that Nana’s aortic valve replacement is complete and successful. They also had to install a pacemaker, which is common in these kinds of situations. 138 more words

Blogging

Progress

Yesterday, Nana had her evaluation at Columbia’s Structural Heart & Valve Center.

We had arrived in NYC the day before, expecting a three to four hour evaluation beginning at 9:00 AM. 195 more words

Blogging