Recovery of left ventricular mechanics following transcatheter aortic valve implantation: long-term follow-up in patients with four subtypes of aortic stenosis

Aurora Affiliations

Aurora Cardiovascular Services

Aurora Sinai/Aurora St. Luke’s Medical Centers

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Poster presented at: American Heart Association Scientific Sessions; November 12-16, 2016; New Orleans, LA.


CONCLUSION: Overall, myocardial mechanics improved significantly post-TAVI. Low flow, low gradient AS patients had the lowest post-procedure GLS and highest mortality. Across all types of AS, patients who survived had GLS recovery, with no significant GLS recovery in patients who died.

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