Circulation 2021 Mar 8;143(10):1043-1061. Epub 2021 Mar 8.
Centre Hospitalier Universitaire de Lille, Institut Cœur Poumon, Cardiology, Department of Interventional Cardiology for Coronary, Valves and Structural Heart Diseases (F.V., T.D., C.D., N.D., B.V., B.S., T.P., H.S., G.S., E.VB.).
After 15 years of successive randomized, controlled trials, indications for transcatheter aortic valve replacement (TAVR) are rapidly expanding. In the coming years, this procedure could become the first line treatment for patients with a symptomatic severe aortic stenosis and a tricuspid aortic valve anatomy. However, randomized, controlled trials have excluded bicuspid aortic valve (BAV), which is the most frequent congenital heart disease occurring in 1% to 2% of the total population and representing at least 25% of patients 80 years of age or older referred for aortic valve replacement. Read More