Echocardiography in transcatheter aortic valve implantation [Turk Kardiyol Dern Ars]
Turk Kardiyol Dern Ars. 2016; 44(3): 260-271 | DOI: 10.5543/tkda.2016.14564

Echocardiography in transcatheter aortic valve implantation

Saide Aytekin, Selen Yurdakul
Department of Cardiology, Florence Nightingale Hospital, Istanbul, Turkey

Transcatheter aortic valve implantation (TAVI) is a novel therapeutic option, recommended for the treatment of patients with severe aortic stenosis who are at high risk from conventional open surgery. Multiple registries have documented favorable outcomes, including survival and quality of life. Success of TAVI depends upon the consideration of patient selection. Echocardiography is a mandatory tool to provide important data in patient selection, evaluation, guidance of intervention, and patient follow-up.

Keywords: Aortic stenosis, echocardiography; transcatheter aortic valve implantation

How to cite this article
Saide Aytekin, Selen Yurdakul. Echocardiography in transcatheter aortic valve implantation. Turk Kardiyol Dern Ars. 2016; 44(3): 260-271

Corresponding Author: Saide Aytekin, Türkiye
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