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Giving Hope with TAVR

February 3, 2017

Giving Hope with TAVR

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Aortic stenosis (when the heart’s aortic valve doesn’t fully open) has a pretty high mortality rate — at one year there is a 50 percent chance of dying, so these patients were left hopeless,” says William Suh, MD, an interventional cardiologist at Ronald Reagan UCLA Medical Center. “But TAVR, or transcatheter aortic valve replacement, is […]

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Tags: aortic stenosis, aortic valve, Dr. William Suh, heart health, Heart Month, interventional cardiologist, patient stories, TAVR, TAVR program, transcatheter aortic valve replacement