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Catheter Cardiovasc Interv. 2010 Jan 1;75(1):51-5. doi: 10.1002/ccd.22199.

First-in-man case report of the use of an Edwards-Sapien valve to treat a regurgitant CoreValve aortic valve prosthesis.

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  • 1Cardiac Surgery Department, San Raffaele Scientific Institute, Milan, Italy. m.taramasso@gmail.com

Abstract

Transcatheter aortic valve implantation is an alternative to conventional aortic valve replacement for patients at high surgical risk, with favorable procedural outcomes. Aortic regurgitation remains an off-label indication. Recent case reports describe the successful use of a second CoreValve inside a malpositioned first CoreValve. In the current case, we report for the first time a valve-in-valve procedure for the treatment of a severely insufficient CoreValve prosthesis using the Edwards-Sapien prosthesis.

Copyright 2009 Wiley-Liss, Inc.

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