Transcatheter Aortic Valve Replacement (TAVR) | Q&A





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Published on Jun 19, 2013

Professor of Surgery John Conte and Associate Professor of Medicine Jon Resar discuss the Transcatheter Aortic Valve Replacement (TAVR) procedure -- one of the treatment options for aortic stenosis. They also share insights on eligibility, risks, recovery and benefits of TAVR.

Questions answered:
1. What is aortic stenosis? (00:28)
2. What are the treatment options for aortic stenosis? (01:11)
3. What is TAVR? (02:40)
4. What physicians are involved in the TAVR procedure? (03:19)
5. What are the benefits of TAVR? (03:53)
6. Who is eligible for this procedure? (04:59)
7. How is a patient evaluated for this procedure? (05:52)
8. Describe recovery. (06:50)
9. What are the risks of this procedure? (07:37)
10. What can a patient expect after this procedure? (09:05)
11. Why choose Johns Hopkins for this procedure? (10:32)

The Johns Hopkins Heart and Vascular Institute: http://www.hopkinsmedicine.org/heart_...

John Conte, MD http://www.hopkinsmedicine.org/doctor...

Jon Resar, MD http://www.hopkinsmedicine.org/doctor...


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