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Uses of Balloon Aortic Valvuloplasty

Dr Malik leads the TAVI program at Imperial College, Hammersmith Hospital, London. He has done over 200 TAVI procedures. This recent publication from his group highlights the use of Balloon Aortic Valvuloplasty (BAV) either as:

An assessment tool to see the aortic stenosis is the cause of symptoms

  1. As destination therapy when nothing else is available
  2. As treatment to get over a crisis in preparation for a TAVI

http://www.tandfonline.com/doi/full/10.1586/14779072.2015.1036742

 

 

Posted on 12 August 2015
Author: LCC
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