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Galway University Hospital, SAOLTA Health Care Group, and National University of Ireland, Galway, Ireland

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In this edition of EuroIntervention, separate groups outline their experience managing patients with unusual and complex valvular heart disease (VHD): radiation-induced mitral and aortic disease treated by transcatheter and surgical techniques1; transcatheter aortic valve implantation for acalcific fibrotic aortic stenosis in inoperable elderly patients2; mitral bioprosthesis failure associated with intraprosthetic and paraprosthetic regurgitation addressed using transseptal Edwards SAPIEN 3 (Edwards Lifesciences, Irvine, CA, USA) implantation with concomitant use of an AMPLATZERâ„¢ Vascular Plug III (St. Jude Medical, St. Paul, MN, USA)3; and late severe mitral regurgitation due…

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