BCIS ACI 2020: TAVI Should Now Be the Default Treatment for Patients with Symptomatic Aortic Stenosis

Published: 13 March 2020

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In this video series chairs, Prof Simon Redwood (Guy’s and St Thomas’ NHS Foundation Trust, London, UK) and Dr Clare Appleby (Liverpool Heart and Chest Hospital, Liverpool, UK) ask the question “Should TAVI be the default treatment for patients with symptomatic aortic stenosis?". From BCIS ACI’s audience and introducing the panel of the debate. Further through the series Prof David Hildick-Smith (Sussex Cardiac Centre, Brighton, UK) argues for an interventional approach whilst Prof Marjan Jahangiri (St George's University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust, London, UK) argues that surgery, SAVR should be considered based on life expectancy in the treatment of patients with symptomatic aortic stenosis. The series concludes with the panel and chairs reflecting on the data and recent arguments delivered. 

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