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Transcatheter Aortic Valve Implantation / Percutaneous Aortic Valve Replacement

Transcatheter Aortic Valve Implantation: Symptoms, Causes and Risk Factors, Surgery Care, Treatments | National Heart Centr

Transcatheter Aortic Valve Implantation / Percutaneous Aortic Valve Replacement - Diagnosis


Aortic stenosis
can be picked up in its asymptomatic stage when an ejection systolic murmur is heard classically radiating to the carotid artery with a crescendo decrescendo manner best heard over the left sternal edge. Patients can present with symptoms and subsequent found to have a systolic murmur present. Transthoracic echocardiogram confirms the presence of aortic stenosis and assesses the severity as well as underlying cause of aortic stenosis. If the diagnosis is in doubt, invasive measurement of the aortic valve gradient can be measured with cardiac catheterisation

Transcatheter Aortic Valve Implantation / Percutaneous Aortic Valve Replacement - Preparing for surgery

Transcatheter Aortic Valve Implantation / Percutaneous Aortic Valve Replacement - Post-surgery care

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