Prosthesis-Specific Predictors of Paravalvular Regurgitation after Transcatheter Aortic Valve Replacement: Impact of Calcification and Sizing on Balloon-Expandable versus Self-Expandable Transcatheter Heart Valves.
BACKGROUND AND AIM OF THE STUDY
The study aim was to investigate prosthesis-specific predictors for paravalvular aortic regurgitation (PAR) in self-expandable versus balloon-expandable transcatheter heart valves (THVs). PAR is frequently observed after transcatheter aortic valve replacement (TAVR). As self-expandable and balloon-expandable THVs engage… (More)