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Optimal Sizing for Sapien 3 Transcatheter Aortic Valve Replacement in Patients With or Without Left Ventricular Outflow Tract Calcification


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Amis: The impact of left ventricular outflow tract calcification (LVOT-CA) on Sapien 3 transcatheter aortic valve replacement (S3-TAVR) is not well understood. The Aims:of the present study were to determine optimal device sizing for S3-TAVR in patients with or without LVOT-CA and to evaluate the influence of residual paravalvular leak (PVL) on survival after S3-TAVR in these patients.Methods &Results: This study analyzed 280 patients (LVOT-CA=144, no LVOT-CA=136) undergoing S3-TAVR. Optimal annular area sizing was defined as % annular area sizing related to lower rates of…

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