Severe Symptomatic Aortic Stenosis (SSAS) is a life threatening condition. Treatments include:
- Open Heart Surgery- Surgical Aortic Valve Replacement (SAVR)
- Transcatheter Aortic Valve Replacement (TAVR or often called TAVI in the UK)
This series of talks for medical professionals shows some of the issues in choosing the best treatment options. The key is informed choice. Dr Malik leads the TAVI team at Hammersmith Hospital, Imperial College Healthcare NHS Trust, London, and is a leading authority on Aortic stenosis and its treatment.