Aortic Valve Replacement: The Procedure
There are two options available for aortic valve replacement: transcatheter aortic valve implantation (TAVI) or open heart surgery.
To choose the best option for your particular situation, it’s best to consult with your healthcare professional as there are significant differences between the two procedures.
Having the correct information will allow you to make the right decision for your treatment plan.
Here is some information that may help you understand the two treatment options.
Each treatment option requires a different recovery duration. Find out what to expect during this period.
Smith, Craig R. (2016, April 2). Transcatheter or Surgical Aortic Valve Replacement in Intermediate Risk Patients with Aortic Stenosis: Final Results from the PARTNER 2A Trial; ACC 2016.