Valve-in-Valve Transcatheter Aortic Valve Replacement and Bioprosthetic Valve Fracture Comparing Different Transcatheter Heart Valve Designs: An Ex Vivo Bench Study.

Affiliation

Centre for Heart Valve Innovation, St. Paul's Hospital, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada. Electronic address: [Email]

Abstract

The authors assessed the effect of valve-in-valve (VIV) transcatheter aortic valve replacement (TAVR) followed by bioprosthetic valve fracture (BVF), testing different transcatheter heart valve (THV) designs in an ex vivo bench study.

Keywords

bioprosthetic valve fracture,transcatheter heart valve,valve-in-valve,