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Transcatheter Aortic Valve Replacement Found Superior to Surgical Aortic Valve Replacement in Intermediate-Risk Patients
Aug 30, 2016
While surgical aortic valve replacement (SAVR) has long been the gold standard for treatment of aortic stenosis, transcatheter aortic valve replacement (TAVR) may well be the future, even for low-risk patients. The TAVR procedure is not only less invasive but, according to a review of recent literature, has been shown to be either noninferior or superior to SAVR....
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