Boston Scientific Lotus valve.

Ian T. Meredith, Kristin L. Hood, Nicole Haratani, Dominic J Allocco, Keith D Dawkins

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Abstract

As a result of recent randomised controlled trials and registry observations, transcatheter aortic valve replacement (TAVR) enjoys growing appeal for the treatment of patients at high or extreme risk from surgical aortic valve replacement. However, the current technologies and techniques have important limitations, including risk of stroke, vascular complications and paravalvular aortic regurgitation, which may in turn influence survival. While careful patient selection and screening may improve outcomes, new valve designs and iterations are required. The Lotus aortic valve replacement system is a new fully repositionable device designed to facilitate more precise delivery and minimise paravalvular regurgitation. The safety and efficacy of the Lotus valve are being studied systematically in the REPRISE clinical trial programme.

Original languageEnglish
JournalEuroIntervention
Volume8 Suppl Q
Publication statusPublished - Sep 2012

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Meredith, I. T., Hood, K. L., Haratani, N., Allocco, D. J., & Dawkins, K. D. (2012). Boston Scientific Lotus valve. EuroIntervention, 8 Suppl Q.