SAPIEN 3 valve implantation in rheumatic aortic stenosis with a functioning mitral prosthesis: first case report from India

Sengottuvelu Gunasekaran, Raghul Ganesapandi, Muthukumaran Chinnasamy Sivaprakasam, Srinivasan Kanthallu Naryana Moorthy
AsiaIntervention 2018;4:35-37, DOI: 10.4244/AIJ-D-17-00023

Transcatheter aortic valve implantation (TAVI) is a rapidly evolving therapeutic option for patients with severe aortic stenosis who are high risk for surgery or for inoperable patients. Indications for TAVI are evolving as it is being used as an option for intermediate- risk and low-risk patients. Data on the use of TAVI in rheumatic aortic stenosis are not widely available and have not been reported from India.

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