Document Type

Article

Publication Date

10-1-2021

Publication Title

Interv Cardiol Clin

Abstract

Transcatheter aortic valve replacement (TAVR) has become the mainstay of treatment for severe symptomatic aortic stenosis. Although many TAVR complication rates including mortality and aortic regurgitation have decreased, stroke rates have remained stable for years. TAVR-related strokes are devastating to patients and their families, and very costly for health care systems. The predictors of stroke in TAVR are not yet well defined, although older age, female gender, carotid and peripheral arterial disease, bicuspid aortic valve anatomy, and atrial fibrillation are emerging as risk factors across studies.

Medical Subject Headings

Aged; Aortic Valve Stenosis; Female; Humans; Postoperative Complications; Risk Factors; Stroke; Transcatheter Aortic Valve Replacement

PubMed ID

34593114

Volume

10

Issue

4

First Page

519

Last Page

529

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