head JofIMAB
Journal of IMAB - Annual Proceeding (Scientific Papers)
Publisher: Peytchinski Publishing
ISSN: 1312-773X (Online)
Issue: 2018, vol. 24, issue2
Subject Area: Medicine
DOI: 10.5272/jimab.2018242.2034
Published online: 14 June 2018

Case report

J of IMAB. 2018 Apr-Jun;24(2):2034-2037
Veselin Valkov1ORCID logo Corresponding Autoremail, Dobrin Kalchev1, Atanas Kostadinov1ORCID logo, Yavor Kashlov2, Branimir Kanazirev2ORCID logo,
1) First Clinic of Cardiology, UMHAT St. Marina, Faculty of Medicine, Medical University, Varna, Bulgaria.
2) Department of Internal Medicine, UMHAT St. Marina, Faculty of Medicine, Medical University, Varna, Bulgaria.

Even though TAVI is a relatively new procedure it managed to become the default method for treatment of aortic stenosis in patients with high surgical risk. It is minimally invasive but not entirely free of complications. One of those is a paravalvular leak following a low implantation. In this article we present the different courses of action in this situation and share our experience on one such occasion.

Keywords: Transcatheter aortic-valve implantation (TAVI), aortic stenosis, paravalvular leak (PVL), snare kit,

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Please cite this article as: Valkov V, Kalchev D, Kostadinov A, Kashlov Y, KanazirevB. Snare maneuver for management of low TAVI implantation - clinical case. J of IMAB. 2018 Apr-Jun;24(2):2034-2037. DOI: 10.5272/jimab.2018242.2034

Corresponding AutorCorrespondence to: Veselin Valkov, First Clinic of Cardiology, Department of Internal Medicine, UMHAT St.Marina, Varna; 1, Hr. Smirnensky blvd., Varna, Bulgaria; E-mail: vd.valkoff@abv.bg,

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Received: 27 April 2018
Published online: 14 June 2018

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