What Is TAVR? Transcatheter Aortic Valve Replacement (TAVR) or Transcatheter Aortic Valve Implantation (TAVI) is a medical procedure that replaces the aortic valve in high-risk patients during an open heart surgery. During this procedure, the old valve that is damaged…

The difference between SAVR and TAVR Surgical aortic valve replacement (SAVR) is traditional, open-chest surgery, which has been practiced for more than 50 years to replace damaged or diseased aortic valves. SAVR is generally indicated for asymptomatic patients (having no…

“More than 1 million cases of Aortic Stenosis are diagnosed every year in India alone. While infections like rheumatic fever was once a leading cause, age related degradation of the aortic valve is fast emerging as the major cause of…