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Feasibility and safety of balloon-expandable transcatheter aortic valve implantation with moderate or without predilatation

EuroIntervention 2016;11:1132-1139. DOI: 10.4244/EIJV11I10A229

Cedars-Sinai Heart Institute, Los Angeles, CA, USA

Aims: Aortic valve preparation by performing balloon aortic valvuloplasty (BAV) has always been considered mandatory during transcatheter aortic valve implantation (TAVI) procedures. We a

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