Transcatheter aortic valve replacement (TAVR) revolutionized the treatment of severe symptomatic aortic stenosis (AS). TAVR is increasingly offered for lower-risk patients. The role and place of TAVR in the future treatment of AS is not clear yet. In this review, we discuss the long-term outlook for TAVR, its challenges and its relationship to conventional surgical aortic valve replacement.

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Keywords Complications, Durability, Future outlook, TAVI, TAVR, transcatheter aortic valve implantation, Transcatheter aortic valve replacement
Persistent URL dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.tcm.2017.08.004, hdl.handle.net/1765/101500
Journal Trends in Cardiovascular Medicine
Citation
Durko, A.P. (Andras P.), Osnabrugge, R.L.J, & Kappetein, A.P. (2017). Long-term outlook for transcatheter aortic valve replacement. Trends in Cardiovascular Medicine. doi:10.1016/j.tcm.2017.08.004