March 11, 2021 The Risk of Brain Injury During TAVR
Posted at 14:46h in 2020, 2021 0 Comments
The Risk of Brain Injury During TAVR & the Role of TriGUARD 3™ CEP Device in Reducing the Probability of Brain Injury During the Procedure
The transcatheter aortic valve replacement (TAVR) has become an established and widely adopted treatment for patients who are under the risk of calcific aortic valve stenosis. But, studies have revealed the high probability of stroke incidents during and after the procedure. It is reported that the cardiovascular procedures cause up to 90% of brain lesions. In fact, the reported disabling stroke rates range from 1.6%-5.9% in TAVR trials.
How is a stroke associated with a cardiac procedure? To know Click here