Y.Y. Marushko, N.M. Rudenko, G.B. Mankovskyi, K.A. Revenko, I.M. Yemets. Transcatheter aortic valve implantation in patients of high surgical risk: world experience and perspective of usage in Ukraine

Transcatheter aortic valve implantation (TAVI) procedure is an alternative option for high surgical risk patients with symptomatic aortic stenosis. Despite the relatively great experience and widely introduction of TAVI procedure in developed countries, in Ukraine it was performed only in selected cases. At the same time, the need for its routine administration, according to the statistical data, is significant. The inclusion of TAVI procedure into medical care of patients with symptomatic severe aortic stenosis of high surgical risk, who are not candidates for surgical treatment, will extend and improve quality of life of these patients.

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