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Emerging indications, in-hospital and long-term outcome of balloon aortic valvuloplasty in the transcatheter aortic valve implantation era

EuroIntervention 2013;8:1388-1397. DOI: 10.4244/EIJV8I12A212

Francesco Saia
Francesco Saia1*, MD, PhD; Cinzia Marrozzini1, MD; Cristina Ciuca1, MD; Paolo Guastaroba2, MSc; Nevio Taglieri1, MD; Tullio Palmerini1, MD; Barbara Bordoni1, MD; Carolina Moretti1, MD; Gianni Dall’Ara1, MD; Angelo Branzi1, MD; Antonio Marzocchi1, MD
1. Institute of Cardiology, University of Bologna, Policlinico S. Orsola-Malpighi, Bologna, Italy; 2. Regional Health Care Agency of Emilia-Romagna, Bologna, Italy

Aims: The introduction of transcatheter aortic valve implantation (TAVI) has generated a renewed interest in the treatment of high-risk patients

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aortic valve stenosisbiologic prosthesiscardiac surgerypercutaneous aortic balloon valvuloplastytranscatheter
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