Anesthesia and perioperative management of patients undergoing transcatheter aortic valve implantation: analysis of 90 consecutive patients with focus on perioperative complications.

@article{Guinot2010AnesthesiaAP,
  title={Anesthesia and perioperative management of patients undergoing transcatheter aortic valve implantation: analysis of 90 consecutive patients with focus on perioperative complications.},
  author={Pierre-gr{\'e}goire Guinot and Jean-Pol Depoix and Laure Etchegoyen and Abdel Benbara and Sophie Provench{\`e}re and M P Dilly and Ivan Philip and Daniel Enguerand and Hassan Ibrahim and Alec P Vahanian and Dominique Himbert and Nawaar Al-Attar and Patrick R Nataf and J Desmonts and Philippe Montravers and Dan Longrois},
  journal={Journal of cardiothoracic and vascular anesthesia},
  year={2010},
  volume={24 5},
  pages={752-61}
}
OBJECTIVE To describe, from the point of view of anesthesia and intensive care specialists, the perioperative management of high-risk patients with aortic stenosis who underwent transcatheter (transfemoral and transapical) aortic valve implantation (TAVI). The authors specifically focused on immediate postoperative complications. DESIGN Retrospective review of collected data. SETTING Academic hospital. PARTICIPANTS Ninety consecutive patients with severe aortic stenosis who underwent TAVI… CONTINUE READING