Interventional cardiology

Caution urged over extending TAVI to lower risk patients

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 ...

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