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    The Journal of invasive…
    2011

Causes of peri-operative mortality after transcatheter aortic valve implantation: a pooled analysis of 12 studies and 1223 patients.

@article{Moreno2011CausesOP,
  title={Causes of peri-operative mortality after transcatheter aortic valve implantation: a pooled analysis of 12 studies and 1223 patients.},
  author={Ra{\'u}l Moreno and Luis Calvo and Pablo Salinas and David Dobarro and Jimenez Valero Santiago and {\'A}ngel S{\'a}nchez-Recalde and Guillermo Galeote and Lu{\'i}s Riera and Isidro Moreno-G{\'o}mez and Jos{\'e} Mar{\'i}a Mart{\'i}n Mesa and Ignacio Maga{\~n}a Plaza and Jos{\'e} Lu{\'i}s L{\'o}pez-Send{\'o}n},
  journal={The Journal of invasive cardiology},
  year={2011},
  volume={23 5},
  pages={
          180-4
        }
}
BACKGROUND In order to improve technique and to prevent serious procedural complications during transcatheter aortic valve implantation (TAVI), it is crucial to identify the causes of death of patients undergoing this procedure. OBJECTIVE The objective of this study was to identify the causes of death during the procedure and at 1 month in patients with severe aortic stenosis undergoing TAVI. METHODS 12 published studies with information about the causes of death in patients undergoing TAVI… CONTINUE READING

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