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Comparison of procedural and clinical outcomes with Evolut R versus Medtronic CoreValve: a SwissTAVI registry analysis

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1. University Hospital of Geneva, SWITZERLAND

Abstract

BACKGROUND: Data on procedural and clinical outcomes after transcatheter aortic valve implantation (TAVI) with the new generation self-expanding Medtronic Evolut-R prosthesis in comparison with its predecessor, the Medtronic CoreValve, are scarce.

METHODS: In a nationwide, prospective, multi-center cohort study (SwissTAVI Registry, NCT01368250) outcomes of consecutive transfemoral TAVI patients treated with the new-generation Medtronic Evolut-R (September 2014 - February 2016) and the Medtronic CoreValve (February 2011 - February 2016) were investigated. Events were reported according to VARC-2 and adjudicated by a clinical event…

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