BACKGROUND: An 89-year-old lady with severe aortic stenosis and NYHA Class III heart failure was referred for consideration of transcatheter aortic valve replacement.
INVESTIGATION: TTE, TOE, MDCT, left and right heart catheterisation, peripheral angiography, aortography.
DIAGNOSIS: Severe calcific aortic stenosis with 23 mm aortic annulus.
TREATMENT: Transcatheter aortic valve replacement using CoreValve device.
KEYWORDS: aortic stenosis, CoreValve prosthesis, transcatheter aortic valve replacement
PRESENTATION OF THE CASE
An 89-year-old lady with severe aortic stenosis and NYHA Class III heart failure who lives independently at home was referred for consideration of transcatheter aortic valve ...
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