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First case of combined percutaneous aortic valve replacement and coronary artery revascularisation

EuroInterv.2006;2:257-261.

1. Departments of Medicine; 2. Surgery; 3. Anaesthesiology, Surgery, Montreal Heart Institute and “Université de Montréal”, Montreal, Québec, Canada; 4. Department of Cardiology, Clinique Pasteur, Toulouse, France
Colin Berry1, MD PhD; Yoan Lamarche2; Jean-Claude Laborde4, MD; Raymond Cartier2, MD; André Y. Denault3, MD; Arsène Basmadjian3, MD; Raoul Bonan1*, MD

Summary

This report describes the first case of “ad-hoc” simultaneously combined percutaneous aortic valve replacement (PAVR) and coronary artery revascularisation in an 85 year old woman who had been refused aortic valve replacement surgery because of severe co-morbidity. Initial coronary angiography revealed an 80% stenosis of the mid-left anterior descending artery. Percutaneous coronary intervention was performed with deployment of an Endeavor™ drug eluting stent, followed by aortic balloon dilatation and retrograde delivery of a self-expandable CoreValve ReValving™ ...

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