New research suggesting that transcatheter aortic valve implantation could be extended to lower-risk patients with aortic stenosis should be treated with caution because of the absence of long-term data, an expert says. While recommending the procedure for lower risk patients is already gaining traction overseas, Associate Professor Ravinay Bhindi, interventional cardiologist at Sydney’s Royal North ...
Caution urged over extending TAVI to lower risk patients
By Sunalie Silva
20 Oct 2016