Fluoroscopy with Videography Showing Deployment of the Valve: The valve is deployed during rapid right ventricular pacing. The crimped valve and support frame are expanded with underlying balloon inflation. Also seen are the transesophageal echocardiography probe and the temporary right ventricular pacing lead. Animation of the Complete Transfemoral Transcatheter Aortic-Valve Implantation (TAVI) Procedure.
Patients with severe aortic stenosis who are too frail to endure traditional valve replacement surgery may benefit from a promising new treatment offered Dr. Aybek’s team at the TOBB ETÜ Heart and Vascular Center/Ankara.