Transcatheter Aortic Valve Replacement (TAVR)

TAVRThe new option for high risk patients is the Transcatheter Aortic Valve Replacement (TAVR). The procedure gives Deborah’s surgical and interventional teams a sophisticated, minimally invasive catheter-based treatment option for repairing stenotic aortic valves—without traditional open-heart surgery.

Conducted within the Hybrid Operating Room, this approach is a viable option for patients considered too high-risk for an open-heart procedure. TAVR represents a new standard in the quality of patient care.

The Facts About Aortic Valve Disease:

  • The cause of 25,000 deaths each year
  • 7% of the population of the age of 65 is affected
  • 2 years after the diagnosis of severe aortic stenosis, patients have a survival rate as high as 50%

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