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Monday, September 24, 2012

Dr Sarembock on trans-catheter aortic valve replacement (TAVR)

Nearly one in every eight Americans aged 75 and older will be diagnosed with valvular heart disease. Open-heart surgery has traditionally been the standard approach to treating this increasingly prevalent disease. But many elderly patients cannot undergo the rigors of conventional surgery, creating an urgent need for less invasive, non-surgical solutions for valve disease patients. On 10th September, Dr Sarembock gave our team some of his precious time in explaining the TAVR procedure.

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