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TAVR is not the ‘beginning of the end’ for aortic stenosis open heart surgery

Two studies presented in March at #ACC19 are the talk of the cardiology community. Both address one question: Can low-risk patients with aortic stenosis benefit from TAVR? Dharam Kumbhani, M.D., says the data are intriguing, but the excitement is a bit premature. Learn more.

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New heart procedure extends care to high-risk patients

Transcatheter Aortic Valve Replacement - TAVR - performed by the cardiology team at UT Southwestern in patients who are not candidates for traditional valve replacement surgery due to pre-existing conditions such as lung disease, mobility issues, or other disorders.