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Document type:
journal article 
Author(s):
Mayr, N Patrick; Michel, Jonathan; Bleiziffer, Sabine; Tassani, Peter; Martin, Klaus 
Title:
Sedation or general anesthesia for transcatheter aortic valve implantation (TAVI). 
Abstract:
Transfemoral transcatheter aortic valve implantation (TAVI) is nowadays a routine therapy for elderly patients with severe aortic stenosis (AS) and high perioperative risk. With growing experience, further development of the devices, and the expansion to "intermediate-risk" patients, there is increasing interest in performing this procedure under conscious sedation (TAVI-S) rather than the previously favoured approach of general anesthesia (TAVI-GA). The proposed benefits of TAVI-S include; red...    »
 
Journal title abbreviation:
J Thorac Dis 
Year:
2015 
Journal volume:
Journal issue:
Pages contribution:
1518-26 
Language:
eng 
Print-ISSN:
2072-1439 
TUM Institution:
Abteilung für Kardioanästhesiologie