Cardiac surgeons say they will be forced to boycott a publicly funded transcatheter aortic valve implantation (TAVI) program if the federal government fails to approve a funding model that mandates a surgeon as one of the primary operators conducting the procedure. “We would not physically support a TAVI program if we felt it would lead ...
Cardiothoracic surgeons to boycott TAVI funding model
By Sunalie Silva
2 May 2017