Transapical TAVI and other surgical transcatheter techniques

With an unrestricted educational grant from EDWARDS LIFESCIENCES, JENAVALVE, MEDTRONIC and SYMETIS S.A.

Chairpersons: L. Van Garsse, V. Falk



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Learning Objectives

  • To learn about new or refined surgical approaches to TAVI
  • To learn about why retrograde TAVI is not always a first treatment choice
  • To learn about the new transapical devices and the most up-to-date data

Presentations available when logged in:

  • Patient treatment strategies: the role of the Heart Team and when to choose antegrade versus retrograde TAVI
  • New options in surgical TAVI access: the direct aortic experience
  • Transapical TAVI is alive and well: new and next generation transapical valves
  • Closure devices and other TAVI accessory products
  • Soft tissue access: less pain, less invasive surgical techniques
  • Take-home message
  • Recent transapical clinical experience and what is driving improved outcomes?