BACKGROUND: An 89-year-old lady with severe aortic stenosis and NYHA Class III heart failure was referred for consideration of transcatheter aortic valve replacement. INVESTIGATION: TTE, TOE, MDCT, left and right heart catheterisation, peripheral angiography, aortography. DIAGNOSIS: Severe calcific aortic stenosis with 23 mm aortic annulus. TREATMENT: Transcatheter aortic valve replacement using CoreValve device.
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|Publication status||Published - Feb 2013|
- Aortic stenosis
- CoreValve prosthesis
- Transcatheter aortic valve replacement