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CASE REPORT
Year : 2018  |  Volume : 1  |  Issue : 2  |  Page : 158-160

Transcatheter aortic valve replacement in rheumatic aortic stenosis


1 Department of Cardiology, Apollo Hospitals, Chennai, Tamil Nadu, India
2 Department of Pediatric Cardiology, Apollo Hospitals, Chennai, Tamil Nadu, India
3 Department of Cardiothoracic Surgery, Apollo Hospitals, Chennai, Tamil Nadu, India
4 Department of Anaesthesia, Apollo Hospitals, Chennai, Tamil Nadu, India

Correspondence Address:
Dr. Sengottuvelu Gunasekaran
Department of Cardiology, Apollo Hospitals, Greams Road, Chennai 600006, Tamil Nadu
India
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Source of Support: None, Conflict of Interest: None


DOI: 10.4103/IHJI.IHJI_21_18

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Transcatheter aortic valve implantation (TAVI) is a rapidly evolving therapeutic option for patients with severe aortic stenosis (AS) who are at a high risk for surgery or inoperable. The data on the use of TAVI in rheumatic AS are not widely available and have not been reported from India. We present a case report of TAVI in rheumatic AS and prior mitral valve replacement with multiple comorbidities.


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