The authors examined data from more than 42,000 patients who received care from 2012 to 2017.
Post-discharge stroke rates, however, were similar between the two procedures.
This new position paper is a collaboration between representatives from the European Society of Cardiology and International Society for Adult Congenital Heart Disease.
The system was designed to require only one small incision to repair a patient’s mitral valve.
Specialists at a high-volume facility in Germany were able to successfully limit radiation dose—and patient outcomes did not suffer.
The new document, published in both the Journal of the American College of Cardiology and Circulation, highlights the significant progress researchers and clinicians have made in this area in recent years.
The noninvasive treatment option could potentially improve care for many patients, including those scheduled to undergo TAVR.
The analysis explored key gene mutations as they occur in human heart cells.
After 15 years of dedicated research, a cardiologist-led team of scientists thinks their work could dramatically change patient care.
The risk of major bleeding or life-threatening bleeding events was higher when clopidogrel was included in the patient's treatment strategy.
The analysis, published in the American Journal of Cardiology, included data from more than 741,000 adult patients with aortic stenosis.
Transcatheter tricuspid valve repair consistently led to improved outcomes for patients with tricuspid regurgitation.