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Transcatheter aortic valve implantation (TAVI) by centres with and without an on-site cardiac surgery programme: preliminary experience from the German TAVI registry

EuroIntervention 2014;10:602-608. DOI: 10.4244/EIJV10I5A105

1. Cardioangiologisches Centrum Bethanien (CCB) and AGAPLESION Bethanien Hospital, Frankfurt, Germany; 2. Duke Clinical Research Institute and Duke University Medical Center, Durham, NC, USA; 3. Medizinische Klinik I, Städtische Kliniken Neuss, Lukaskran

Aims: To analyse patient characteristics, decision-making processes, and outcomes of TAVI performed in hospitals with versus those without on-site cardiac surgery (CS).

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