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Transcatheter aortic valve implantation by the surgeon: technique, tips and tricks for the transaortic approach through a mini-sternotomy using the self-expandable CoreValve Revalving System

1. Medisch Centrum Leeuwarden, Department of Cardiothoracic Surgery, Leeuwarden, The Netherlands; 2. Medisch Centrum Leeuwarden, Department of Cardiology, Leeuwarden, The Netherlands; 3. Erasmus Medisch Centrum, Department of Cardiothoracic Surgery, Rotte

The transaortic approach (TAo-TAVI) is a recently developed surgical technique to perform transcatheter aortic valve implantation (TAVI) in either high-risk or inoperable patients1-3. TAo-TAVI is

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