How is TAVI performed?
There are many approaches to perform TAVI according to each person’s anatomy.
- Transfemoral approach: In this procedure, an incision is made in the leg. It is the most common way of performing TAVI.
- Transapical approach: Here, an incision is made in the chest between the ribs.
- Transaortic approach: This procedure requires an incision to be made in the upper chest.