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Technical considerations for repeat transcatheter aortic valve implantation in a failing Direct Flow Medical transcatheter heart valve

EuroIntervention 2020;16:556-557. DOI: 10.4244/EIJ-D-20-00426

1. Division of Cardiovascular Medicine, University of California, Davis, CA, USA




Figure 1. TAVI in Direct Flow Medical valve. Computed tomography (CT) dimensions of ventricular (A) and aortic rings (B). CT showing relationship between the Direct Flow Medical (DFM) valve and the left coronary (C) and right coronary (D) arteries. Benchtop side (E) and aerial (F) profiles of the DFM valve. Benchtop side (G) and aerial (H) profiles of the valve-in-valve. I) Post-dilatation of Evolut R valve. J) Final aortogram of valve-in-valve. TEE short-axis (K) and long-axis (L) view of valve-in-valve with colour Doppler.

Transcatheter aortic valve implantation (TAVI) has increasingly been performed in failing aortic bioprostheses, but these &...

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