Five-year echocardiographic follow-up after TAVI: structural and functional changes of a balloon-expandable prosthetic aortic valve

European Heart Journal of Cardiovascular Imaging

11 April Apr 2017 6 months ago
  • Muratori M, Fusini L, Tamborini G, Gripari P, Ghulam Ali S, Mapelli M, Fabbiocchi F, Trabattoni P, Roberto M, Agrifoglio M, Alamanni F, Bartorelli AL, Pepi M

Scarce data are available on the long-term structural and functional changes of prosthetic valves after transcatheter aortic valve implantation (TAVI). The objective was to evaluate with echocardiography the long-term structural and functional changes of prosthetic valves after TAVI.

Reference
Muratori M, Fusini L, Tamborini G, Gripari P, Ghulam Ali S, Mapelli M, Fabbiocchi F, Trabattoni P, Roberto M, Agrifoglio M, Alamanni F, Bartorelli AL, Pepi M. Five-year echocardiographic follow-up after TAVI: structural and functional changes of a balloon-expandable prosthetic aortic valve. Eur Heart J Cardiovasc Imaging 2017 Mar 30. doi: 10.1093/ehjci/jex046

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