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Document type:
journal article 
Author(s):
Greif, Martin; Lange, Philipp; Näbauer, Michael; Schwarz, Florian; Becker, Christoph; Schmitz, Christoph; Pohl, Tilmann; D'Anastasi, Melvin; Boekstegers, Peter; Massberg, Steffen; Kupatt, Christian 
Title:
Transcutaneous aortic valve replacement with the Edwards SAPIEN XT and Medtronic CoreValve prosthesis under fluoroscopic guidance and local anaesthesia only. 
Abstract:
To assess the feasibility of transcatheter aortic valve implantation (TAVI; Medtronic CoreValve and Edwards SAPIEN XT) under local anaesthesia with only mild analgesic medication and fluoroscopic guidance.461 patients underwent TAVI under local anaesthesia with lidocaine. The procedure was performed successfully in 459 of the cases. All patients were also treated with piritramide, metoclopramide hydrochloride and 62 mg dimenhydrinate. Monitoring consisted of a six-electrode, virtual 12-lead ECG...    »
 
Journal title abbreviation:
Heart 
Year:
2014 
Journal volume:
100 
Journal issue:
Pages contribution:
691-5 
Language:
eng 
Print-ISSN:
1355-6037 
TUM Institution:
I. Medizinische Klinik und Poliklinik