Improvement in renal functions with transcatheter aortic valve implantation

@inproceedings{Kele2013ImprovementIR,
  title={Improvement in renal functions with transcatheter aortic valve implantation},
  author={Telat Keleş and H{\"u}seyin M Ayhan and Tahir Durmaz and Cenk Sarı and Abdullah Nabi Aslan and Kemal Erdogan and Hacı Ahmet Kasapkara and Emine Senkaya Bilen and Nihal Akar Bayram and Murat Akçay and Engin Bozkurt},
  booktitle={Journal of geriatric cardiology : JGC},
  year={2013}
}
BACKGROUND & OBJECTIVES In recent years, emerging transcatheter aortic valve implantation (TAVI) has become an alternative for surgery. However, with advanced age, several co-morbid factors together with contrast agent usage can cause deterioration in renal function and increase in the risk of acute kidney injury (AKI) with poor prognosis in patients with AKI. Therefore, many patients cannot benefit from this treatment. In this study, we aim to examine the effects of TAVI on renal functions… CONTINUE READING

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