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Author Watkins, A. Claire, author

Title Transcatheter aortic valve replacement : a how-to guide for cardiologists and cardiac surgeons / A. Claire Watkins, Anuj Gupta, Bartley P. Griffith
Published Cham, Switzerland : Springer, [2018]
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Contents Intro; Contents; Chapter 1: Introduction; References; Chapter 2: Relevant Clinical Trials; References; Chapter 3: Valves Available in the United States; SAPIEN 3; EVOLUT Pro; References; Chapter 4: Preoperative Evaluation: Indications and Risk Analysis; Class I Recommendations; Class IIa Recommendations; Class IIb Recommendations; Class III Recommendation: No Benefit; Contraindications; Bicuspid Aortic Valve; Valve-in-Valve; References; Chapter 5: Preoperative Imaging; Bicuspid Aortic Valve; Valve-in-Valve; References; Chapter 6: Self-Expanding Versus Balloon-Expandable Devices; References
Annular RuptureModerate-Severe Paravalvular Leak; References; Index
Assessment and Management of Perivalvular LeakReferences; Chapter 11: Cardiopulmonary Bypass and Cardiac Surgery in TAVR; Annular Rupture; Ventricular Injury; Aortic Injury; ECMO in TAVR; Steps for Emergent Femoral ECMO Cannulation; Surgical TAVR Explantation; References; Chapter 12: Vascular Complications of TAVR; References; Chapter 13: Medical Management and Complications Following TAVR; References; Chapter 14: Conscious Sedation for TAVR; References; Chapter 15: Durability of TAVR; References; Chapter 16: Interesting and Complicated Cases; Ventricular Perforation; Coronary Occlusion
Chapter 7: Valve SizingReferences; Chapter 8: Aortic Access Planning and Procedures; Transapical; Subclavian; Carotid; References; Chapter 9: Wires, Catheters, and Cath Lab Rules; Common Cath Lab Rules for CT Surgeons; Chapter 10: Procedural Considerations and Technical Details; Roles of Participants; Femoral Vessel Access; Femoral Artery Closure Devices; Pacing; Pigtail Placement and Heparinization; Crossing the Aortic Valve; Pre-TAVR Balloon Aortic Valvuloplasty; SAPIEN 3 Delivery System; Evolut Pro Delivery System; Second Time-Out; SAPIEN 3 Deployment; Evolut Pro Deployment
Summary This concise manual describes in detail how to perform a transcatheter aortic valve replacement (TAVR) procedure and provides cardiac surgeons and cardiologists with the foundation necessary to begin practicing TAVR. It includes background on the landmark data establishing the field of TAVR, instructions in the pre- and post-operative management of TAVR patients, and technical descriptions of the newest and most common devices and how to use them. Written by leaders in the field, it offers an unbiased, academic review and describes the experience of colleagues who have learned through trial and error. The Transcatheter Aortic Valve Replacement Manual is an essential resource for physicians and related professionals, residents, fellows, and graduate students in cardiology, cardiac surgery, thoracic surgery, and vascular surgery
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
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Subject Aortic valve -- Surgery.
Form Electronic book
Author Griffith, Bartley P., author
Gupta, Anuj, 1964- author
ISBN 3319933965 (electronic bk.)
9783319933962 (electronic bk.)