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16 December 2016

trans-catheter aortic valve implantation

Should we all be doing this?

Philip MacCarthy

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Philip MacCarthy’s talk covers  the rising incidence of aortic stenosis and the increasing number of patients who need aortic valve surgery as people live longer. As the technology improves so are the number of patietns who need trans-catheter aortic valve implantaion(TAVI). He datalis the different trans catheter aortic valve that are available and the different approaches that can be used in differing situations. He also sets up the case for how these services should be organised using a multi disciplinary team, and his experience with the  TAVI service at his own center.

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Summary

Philip MacCarthy’s talk covers  the rising incidence of aortic stenosis and the increasing number of patients who need aortic valve surgery as people live longer. As the technology improves so are the number of patietns who need trans-catheter aortic valve implantaion(TAVI). He datalis the different trans catheter aortic valve that are available and the different approaches that can be used in differing situations. He also sets up the case for how these services should be organised using a multi disciplinary team, and his experience with the  TAVI service at his own center.

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