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Transcatheter Aortic Valve Replacement (TAVR)

Sep 18, 2016

John Kelemen, MD, Cardiothoracic Surgeon

Aortic stenosis causes narrowing of the heart’s aortic valve, restricting normal blood flow to the body. TAVR is a minimally invasive catheterization procedure to replace the aortic valve in high-risk or inoperable patients with aortic stenosis. The procedure requires only tiny incisions and recovery is much easier than traditional open-heart surgery. ProHealth Care offers the most advanced TAVR valve, the SAPIEN 3. To learn more, visit