Early and mid-term outcomes in patients undergoing transcatheter aortic valve implantation after previous coronary artery bypass grafting.

@article{Ducrocq2012EarlyAM,
  title={Early and mid-term outcomes in patients undergoing transcatheter aortic valve implantation after previous coronary artery bypass grafting.},
  author={Gr{\'e}gory Ducrocq and Nawwar H K Al-Attar and Dominique Himbert and David Messika-Zeitoun and Bernard Iung and Fleur Descoutures and Patrick R Nataf and Alec P Vahanian},
  journal={European journal of cardio-thoracic surgery : official journal of the European Association for Cardio-thoracic Surgery},
  year={2012},
  volume={41 3},
  pages={
          499-504
        }
}
OBJECTIVES Surgical aortic valve replacement in patients with previous coronary artery bypass grafting (CABG) carries a high mortality. Transcatheter aortic valve implantation (TAVI) has been shown to be successful in high risk subgroups of patients. Our goal is therefore to evaluate the impact of a history of CABG on the outcome of patients who undergo TAVI. METHODS From October 2006 to June 2010, among the 201 patients selected to undergo TAVI, 54 (27%) had a history of CABG. Outcomes were… CONTINUE READING

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