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Tesi etd-08302018-171722

Type of thesis
Master univ. II liv.
Author
LIISTRO, FRANCESCO
URN
etd-08302018-171722
Title
Extremely high deployment of an undersized TAVI prostesis to treat heavily calcified bicuspid aortic valve
Course
Percutaneous interventional treatment of structural heart diseases
Committee
relatore Prof. PASSINO, CLAUDIO
Relatore Dott. BERTI, SERGIO
Keywords
  • Bicuspid aortic valve
  • TAVI
Exam session start date
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Availability
completa
Abstract
Bicuspid aortic valve (BAV) is one of the most common congenital disorders (1-2% of general population). Rapid leaflet degeneration with subsequent calcification more easily lead to severe aortic stenosis. Anatomical features like the presence of elliptic shape of the aortic annulus and the presence of asymmetric aortic calcification could affect correct postioning, deployment and functioning of TAVI. Paravalvular leak represents the major issue related to asymmetric aortic valve implantation and is strong related to clinical outcome.
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