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Clinical and haemodynamic outcomes of balloon-expandable transcatheter mitral valve implantation: a 7-year experience
ConclusionTranscatheter mitral valve implantation using balloon-expandable valves in selected patients with bioprosthesis or annuloplasty failure or severe MAC was associated with a low rate of peri-procedural complications and acceptable long-term outcomes.
Source: European Heart Journal - May 19, 2018 Category: Cardiology Source Type: research
‘Ten Commandments’ of the EHRA Guide for the Use of NOACs in AF
Non-vitamin K antagonist oral anticoagulants (NOACs) are an alternative for vitamin K antagonists (VKAs) to prevent stroke in patients with atrial fibrillation (AF), and have emerged as the preferred choice, particularly in patients newly started on anticoagulation. Both physicians and patients are becoming more accustomed to the use of these drugs in clinical practice. However, many unresolved questions on how to optimally use these agents in specific clinical situations remain. In 2013, the first “EHRA Practical Guide” was published to provide practical guidance for situations; an update was published in 2015. Below ...
Source: European Heart Journal - April 21, 2018 Category: Cardiology Source Type: research
Transcatheter aortic valve thrombosis: the relation between hypo-attenuated leaflet thickening, abnormal valve haemodynamics, and stroke
Conclusion</div>On MDCT, 12.5% of patients showed HALT or reduced leaflet motion, whereas only one of these patients had abnormal valve haemodynamics on echocardiography. Neither HALT nor increased transvalvular gradient were associated with stroke/TIA.</span>
Source: European Heart Journal - March 27, 2017 Category: Cardiology Source Type: research