TAVR is safe for intermediate-risk patients

Access to the full content of this site is available only to registered healthcare professionals. Register to read more

Takeaway

  • Transcatheter aortic valve replacement (TAVR) is safe in patients with severe aortic stenosis (AS) at intermediate surgical risk, with similar rates of mortality and disabling stroke at 2 y as surgical aortic valve replacement (SAVR).
  • TAVR patients had more major bleeding, major va...