What is aortic valve replacement?
Also known as: aortic valve surgery, transcatheter aortic valve replacement (TAVR), transcatheter aortic valve implantation (TAVI)
Aortic valve replacement is a surgery to remove and replace the heart’s aortic valve. This may be needed if the valve leaks (aortic regurgitation
) or has a narrow opening (aortic stenosis
Reviewed by: Madalsa Dipak Patel, MD
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