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Document type:
journal article 
Author(s):
Bleiziffer, S; Piazza, N; Mazzitelli, D; Opitz, A; Bauernschmitt, R; Lange, R 
Title:
Apical-access-related complications associated with trans-catheter aortic valve implantation. 
Abstract:
The left-ventricular trans-apical access has become well established for trans-catheter aortic valve implantation, especially for patients in whom a retrograde trans-arterial implantation is contraindicated. We report on the short- and long-term implications of the apical-access-site-specific complications.Between June 2007 and August 2010, 143 patients were scheduled for trans-apical aortic valve implantation (mean age 80 ± 6 years, n=116 females, mean logistic EuroSCORE (European System for Ca...    »
 
Journal title abbreviation:
Eur J Cardiothorac Surg 
Year:
2011 
Journal volume:
40 
Journal issue:
Pages contribution:
469-74 
Language:
eng 
Print-ISSN:
1010-7940 
TUM Institution:
chirurgie