Clinical outcomes of transcatheter aortic valve implantation: from learning curve to proficiency

@inproceedings{Lunardi2016ClinicalOO,
  title={Clinical outcomes of transcatheter aortic valve implantation: from learning curve to proficiency},
  author={Mattia Lunardi and Gabriele Pesarini and Carlo Zivelonghi and Anna Piccoli and Giulia Geremia and Sara Ariotti and Andrea Rossi and Alessia Gambaro and Leonardo Gottin and Giuseppe Faggian and Corrado Vassanelli and Flavio Luciano Ribichini},
  booktitle={Open heart},
  year={2016}
}
OBJECTIVE The use of transcatheter aortic valve implantation (TAVI) is growing rapidly in countries with a predominantly elderly population, posing a huge challenge to healthcare systems worldwide. The increment of human and economic resource consumption imposes a careful monitoring of clinical outcomes and cost-benefit balance, and this article is aimed at analysing clinical outcomes related to the TAVI learning curve. METHODS Outcomes of 177 consecutive transfemoral TAVI procedures… CONTINUE READING
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