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Transcatheter aortic valve implantation after transcatheter mitral valve implantation

EuroIntervention 2020;16:430-431. DOI: 10.4244/EIJ-D-19-00690

1. Department of Cardiothoracic Surgery, Heart Center of the University of Cologne, Cologne, Germany; 2. General and Interventional Cardiology, HDZ NRW Bad Oeynhausen, Ruhr University Bochum, Germany; 3. Department of Cardiology, Heart Center of the University of Cologne, Cologne, Germany




Figure 1. Planning and execution of transcatheter aortic valve implantation. A) Preprocedural CT scan illustrating a protrusion of the CardiAQ prosthesis into the LVOT. B) Preprocedural simulated implantation of Evolut prosthesis (FEops, Belgium). C) Intraprocedural fluoroscopic view with partial deployment of the prosthesis. D) Post-procedural CT scan analysis using 3mensio software (Pie Medical Imaging, Maastricht, the Netherlands) showing the final position of the two prostheses.

A patient was admitted with dyspnoea after prior transcatheter mitral valve implantation (TMVI) (CardiAQ; Edwards Lifesciences, Irvine, CA, USA)1. Echocardiography showed a good result after TMVI but revealed a low-flow low-gradient aortic valve ...

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