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Cerebrovascular accidents complicating transcatheter aortic valve implantation: frequency, timing and impact on outcomes

EuroIntervention 2012;8:62-70. DOI: 10.4244/EIJV8I1A11

Stefan Stortecky
Stefan Stortecky1, MD; Stephan Windecker1,2*, MD; Thomas Pilgrim1, MD; Dik Heg2, PhD; Lutz Buellesfeld1, MD; Ahmed A. Khattab1, MD; Christoph Huber3, MD; Steffen Gloekler1, MD; Fabian Nietlispach1, MD; Heinrich Mattle4, MD; Peter Jüni2, MD; Peter Wenaweser1, MD
1. Department of Cardiology, Swiss Cardiovascular Centre, Bern University Hospital, Bern, Switzerland; 2. Clinical Trials Unit, Bern, Switzerland; 3. Department of Cardiovascular Surgery, Swiss Cardiovascular Centre, Bern University H

Aims: Cerebrovascular accidents (CVA) are considered among the most serious adverse events after transcatheter aortic valve implantation (TAVI).

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