Tag: TAVI

Second generation TAVI devices

O Wendler (London, UK) describes new devices designed to improve outcomes in surgical TAVI.

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TAVI UK trial

W Toff (Leicester, UK) explains the rationale for and design of the UK transcatheter aortic valve implantation (TAVI) trial.

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TAVI UK registry

S Grant (Manchester, UK) presents data from the UK valve and TAVI registries.

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TAVI USA lessons

D Adams (New York, USA) presents evidence for transcatheter aortic valve implantation (TAVI) from the Pivotal trial of the Medtronic CoreValve.

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TAVI valve in valve

M Bhabra (Wolverhampton, UK) describes the evidence for and techniques used in valve-in-valve transcatheter aortic valve implantation.

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TAVI anaesthetics

A Klein (Cambridge, UK) explains the role of an anaesthetist in the transcatheter aortic valve implantation team.

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TAVI cost effectiveness

J Eaton (Oxford, UK) looks at models of cost-effectiveness to consider the benefits of transcatheter aortic valve implantation.

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ESC-EACTS valve guidelines – TAVI

P Kappestein (Rotterdam, Netherlands) discusses the 2012 European guidelines for transcatheter aortic valve implantation.

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UK cardiac database and TAVI registry

N Moat (London, UK) looks at combining the SCTS database and the TAVI registry to allow comparison between aortic intervention groups.

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Aortic valve surgery present & future

T David (Toronto, Canada) considers the evolution and future of aortic valve surgery.

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Trans subclavian TAVI

M Bhabra (Wolverhampton, UK) describes the subclavian / axillary approach for transcatheter aortic valve implantation, with a video demonstration and case presentations.

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TAVI neurological injury

Aiman Alassar (London, UK) looks at the incidence of neurological injury with transcatheter aortic valve implantation, causative mechanisms and the use of protection devices.

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TAVI complication management

M Borger (Leipzig, Germany) talks about his unit’s experience in dealing with complications of transcatheter aortic valve implantation.

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TAVI & mitraclip transoesophageal echocardiography

A McNab (Manchester, UK) describes the role of echocardiography in pre-procedural assessment, peri-procedural support and post-procedural follow-up of transcatheter aortic valve implantation cases. The mitraclip system is also considered.

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Transcatheter valve training

C Young (London, UK) ponders the future of cardiac surgical training in the era of TAVI.

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Trans femoral TAVI

M Buch (Manchester, UK) looks at the trans-femoral approach to trans-catheter aortic valve implantation, with emphasis on assessment, access and possible complications.

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TAVI heart team

O Wendler (London, UK) explores the indications for transcatheter aortic valve implantation and the role of the heart team in decision-making.

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Trans apical TAVI

M Borger (Leipzig, Germany) shows the 5 year Leipzig data for trans-apical transcatheter aortic valve implantation.

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Trans aortic TAVI

V Bapat (London, UK) introduces the trans-aortic approach to trans-catheter aortic valve implantation, including a video demonstration.

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TAVI surgeon’s role

A Borger (Leipzig, Germany) considers the role of a surgeon in transcatheter aortic valve implantation.

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TAVI industry update

JP Herzog (Edwards), X Bertrand (Medtronic), U Lonn (St Jude) and K Leadley (JenaValve) give an overview of developments in the design of TAVI valves and delivery systems.

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