EuroPCR 2016 Great Debate - extending TAVI to low risk patients: Gerhard Wimmer Greinecker

Summary

Gerhard Wimmer Greinecker, Germany, Cardiac Surgeon, was one of the frontrunners of robotically-assisted cardiac surgery and has been involved in TAVI since its very early days. He relies on broad experience, whether with good or bad valves, easy or difficult procedures, to make the best decision for his patients.

"I’m  an absolute supporter of cathether-based valve techniques but I think at this point of time it’s time to step a little bit on the brakes“.