TAVI - Extending indications to intermediate risk

Learning Objectives

  • To understand if the indication for TAVI can be extended to intermediate risk patients
  • To learn about the current practice in Europe regarding indications for TAVI
  • To reflect on adequate risk assessment and decision making for the management of patients with severe aortic stenosis

Presentations available when logged in:

  • What is an intermediate risk patient and why should we not send him to surgery?
  • The five most common arguments against an extension of TAVI towards intermediate risk patients
  • TAVI is used in intermediate risk patients! Why? What did we learn?
  • Take-home message