Clinical outcomes and safety of transfemoral aortic valve implantation under general versus local anesthesia: subanalysis of the French Aortic National CoreValve and Edwards 2 registry.

@article{Oguri2014ClinicalOA,
  title={Clinical outcomes and safety of transfemoral aortic valve implantation under general versus local anesthesia: subanalysis of the French Aortic National CoreValve and Edwards 2 registry.},
  author={Atsushi Oguri and Masanori Yamamoto and Gauthier Mouillet and Martine Gilard and Marc Laskar and H{\'e}l{\`e}ne Eltchaninoff and Jean Fajadet and Bernard Iung and Patrick Donzeau-Gouge and Pascal N Leprince and Alain Leguerrier and Alain Prat and Michel Li{\`e}vre and Karine Chevreul and Jean-Luc Dubois-Rand{\'e} and Romain Chopard and {\'E}ric Van Belle and Toshiaki Otsuka and Emmanuel Teiger},
  journal={Circulation. Cardiovascular interventions},
  year={2014},
  volume={7 4},
  pages={602-10}
}
BACKGROUND Transcatheter aortic valve implantation (TAVI) performed under local anesthesia (LA) is becoming increasingly common. We aimed to compare the clinical outcomes in patients who underwent transfemoral-TAVI under general anesthesia (GA) and LA. METHODS AND RESULTS Data from 2326 patients in the French Aortic National CoreValve and Edwards 2 (FRANCE 2) registry who underwent transfemoral-TAVI were analyzed. During the study period, the percentage of LA procedures increased gradually… CONTINUE READING

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