n SA Journal of Radiology - Ventricular perforation as a complication of percutaneous valve replacement : case report
|Article Title||Ventricular perforation as a complication of percutaneous valve replacement : case report|
|Journal||SA Journal of Radiology|
|Affiliations||1 University of Saskatchewan, Canada, 2 University of Saskatchewan, Canada and 3 University of Saskatchewan, Canada|
|Publication Date||Sep 2012|
|Pages||102 - 103|
Aortic stenosis (AS) is the most commonly encountered valvular disease in developed countries. Once symptomatic, this disease carries a dismal prognosis. Patients unfit for surgical valve replacement may require transcatheter aortic valve implantations (TAVI). We present a complication of this novel approach where a prosthetic valve is delivered through the femoral artery by means of a Retroflex delivery system developed by Edwards Lifesciences.
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