Jan-Philipp Minol1,3, Verena Veulemans2, Tobias Zeus2, Alexander Blehm11Department of Cardiovascular Surgery, University Hospital, Düsseldorf, Germany
2Cardiology, Pulmonology and Angiology, University Hospital, Düsseldorf, Germany
3Electronic correspondence: firstname.lastname@example.org
|Transcatheter aortic valve implantation (TAVI) is an emerging treatment for high-risk patients with aortic stenosis. Aortic regurgitation is considered to be a relative contraindication for transcatheter procedures, as a non-calcified aortic annulus poses the risk of an insufficient anchoring of the transcatheter aortic valve prosthesis. Herein is described the case of a patient who suffered from||recurrent aortic valve regurgitation after valve-sparing repair, and which was successfully treated by the transcatheter implantation of an Edwards SAPIEN 3™ prosthesis. This case report demonstrated the suitability of this prosthesis to treat pure aortic valve regurgitation, without excessive oversizing of the valve.
The Journal of Heart Valve Disease 2016;25:498-500
|Implantation of a SAPIEN 3 Valve in a Patient with Pure Aortic Regurgitation|
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