Raj Makkar

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Aortic Valve Intervention

General description of procedure, equipment, technique Aortic valve replacement for severe symptomatic aortic stenosis (AS) is a Class I ACC/AHA recommendation (Level of Evidence B). The surgical aortic valve replacement (SAVR) was the only available treatment option for severe AS until 2002, when Cribier et al described the first successful transcatheter aortic valve replacement (TAVR)…

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