The patient had diffuse atherosclerosis with small luminal area even in areas without calcified plaque. It predicted inaccessibility for the 22 French sheath required to deliver the 32mm C-TAG device to be placed for a symptomatic type B thoracic aortic dissection associated with a small but expanding proximal aneurysm. 483 more words
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Genesis Health System is the first hospital in the Quad Cities to do a Transcatheter Aortic Valve Replacement, or TAVR.
A TAVR replaces a shrinking heart valve with a man made one. 211 more words
HIGH POINT, N.C. — Heart valve disease, such as aortic stenosis, can be extremely serious and life-threatening. Aortic stenosis is a particularly common form of valve disease in the elderly population that can fortunately be screened for fairly easily, using an echocardiogram. 296 more words