How to overcome the most clinically relevant challenges in TAVI

Sponsored by Medtronic
Interventions for Valvular Disease
Case in Point
Room 241

Anchorperson: Flavio Luciano Ribichini

Spokesperson: Vasileios Panoulas

Discussants: Liesbeth Rosseel, Kristoffer Russell, Hana Vaknin-Asa

Watch this session if you want

  • To learn about the implications of patient-prosthesis mismatch and how to reduce its risks
  • To learn about the importance of aortic valve commissure to coronary alignment and how to control valve implantation to optimise this aspect of TAVI
  • To discuss options to overcome common daily challenges of TAVI: peripheral vessel tortuosity, horizontal aorta, asymmetric valve calcifications in large, or in small aortic annuli
Session objectives

Flavio Luciano Ribichini

The clinical relevance of patient-prosthesis mismatch

Vasileios Panoulas

Examples of small annuli and degree of patient-prosthesis mismatch

Flavio Luciano Ribichini

Discussion and audience interaction
The importance of commissure to coronary alignment

Liesbeth Rosseel

Examples of good and bad alignment

Hana Vaknin-Asa

Discussion and audience interaction
Analysis of frequent challenges in TAVI

Kristoffer Russell

Discussion and audience interaction
Session evaluation and key learnings

Flavio Luciano Ribichini