Does the risk of developing endocarditis after aortic valve replacement differ according to the technique? Surgery versus TAVR.

Long-Term Risk of Infective Endocarditis After Transcatheter Aortic Valve Replacement.

  • Butt JH. et al.
  • Rédigé par : Dr Olivier Leroy
The presence of an aortic valve prosthesis is considered as a risk factor for infectious endocarditis (IE). Although Transcatheter Aortic Valve Replacement (TAVR) is being used more and more frequently, there are neither reliable data on the long-term risk of Adverse Events (AE) associated with this technique nor comparison with the surgical technique. Methods Danish Nation...
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