Interventions for structural heart disease

Unravelling the (arte)fact of increased pacemaker rate with the Edwards SAPIEN 3 valve

EuroIntervention 2015;11:343-350 published online ahead of print November 2014. DOI: 10.4244/EIJY14M11_06

Giuseppe Tarantini
Giuseppe Tarantini*, MD, PhD; Marco Mojoli, MD; Paola Purita, MD; Massimo Napodano, MD; Augusto D’Onofrio, MD, PhD; Annachiara Frigo, MSc; Elisa Covolo, MD; Michela Facchin, MD; Giambattista Isabella, MD; Gino Gerosa, MD; Sabino Iliceto, MD, FACC, FESC
Department of Cardiac, Thoracic and Vascular Sciences, University of Padova, Padua, Italy

Aims: Early data on the Edwards SAPIEN 3 valve (S3-THV) have shown low rates of paravalvular leaks and vascular complications but relatively high 30-day permanent pacemaker implantation (

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