This paper describes the history of transcatheter aortic valve implantation (TAVI) from its preclinical phase during which visionary pioneers developed its concept and prototype valves against strong head wind to first application in clinical practice (2002) and the clinical and scientific role of an early believer and adopter, the Netherlands (2005).

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Keywords Aortic stenosis, TAVI
Persistent URL dx.doi.org/10.1007/s12471-020-01468-0, hdl.handle.net/1765/129528
Journal Netherlands Heart Journal
Citation
de Jaegere, P.P.T, de Ronde, M. (M.), den Heijer, P, Weger, A. (A.), & Baan, J, Jr. (2020). The history of transcatheter aortic valve implantation: The role and contribution of an early believer and adopter, the Netherlands. Netherlands Heart Journal, 28, 128–135. doi:10.1007/s12471-020-01468-0