Kurt Bestehorn

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AIMS Performing transcatheter aortic valve implantation (TAVI) at hospitals with only cardiology department but no cardiac surgery (CS) on-site is at great odds with current Guidelines. METHODS AND(More)
BACKGROUND Patients with high cardiovascular risk are prevalent in ambulatory care. To achieve adequate blood pressure control, such patients require higher drug doses and/or combination therapy. We(More)
AIMS Previous studies have shown lower rates of in-hospital complications and mortality for patients undergoing surgical aortic valve replacement (sAVR) in high-volume compared with lower-volume(More)
OBJECTIVE Large randomized clinical trials have shown the efficacy of aspirin, ACE (angiotensin converting enzyme) inhibitors and statins as secondary prevention measures in patients after an acute(More)
Recent randomized trials have documented the superiority of TAVR—particularly via transfemoral access—over SAVR in patients with severe aortic stenosis considered to have a high or intermediate(More)