Interventions for structural heart disease

Use of a balloon-expandable transfemoral sheath in a TAVI cohort with complex access site - a propensity score matched analysis

EuroIntervention 2015;11:698-704 published online ahead of print January 2015. DOI: 10.4244/EIJY15M01_10

Alexander Sedaghat
Alexander Sedaghat1, MD; Conrad von Dobbeler1; Bruno Sontag2, MD; Jan-Malte Sinning1, MD; Rolf Fimmers3, PhD; Fritz Mellert4, MD; Wolfgang Schiller4, MD; Armin Welz4, MD; Eberhard Grube1, MD; Georg Nickenig1, MD; Karl Eugen Hauptmann2, MD; Nikos Werner1*, MD
1. Medizinische Klinik und Poliklinik II, Universitätsklinikum Bonn, Rheinische Friedrich-Wilhelms-Universität Bonn, Bonn, Germany; 2. Klinik für Kardiologie, Krankenhaus der Barmherzigen Brüder, Trier, Germany; 3. IMBIE Bonn, Universitätsklinikum Bonn, R

Aims: In patients undergoing transcatheter aortic valve implantation (TAVI), the high prevalence of peripheral artery disease (PAD) limits femoral access and increases vascular complicati

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