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OBJECTIVES Transcatheter aortic valve implantation (TAVI) is an emerging technology in patients with severe aortic stenosis. BACKGROUND Whether the degree of aortic valve calcification impacts the(More)
OBJECTIVES Randomized trials comparing stentless to stented bioprostheses for aortic valve replacement in elderly are scarce. The aim of this study was early and mid-term evaluation of these(More)
BACKGROUND Whether minimally diseased aortic valves should be replaced during other necessary cardiac operations remains controversial. Part of the decision-making process in that issue revolves(More)
OBJECTIVES The purpose of the study was to compare the performance of late iodine-enhancement (LIE) dual-energy computed tomography (DECT) linear blending and selective myocardial iodine mapping for(More)