Transcatheter Aortic and Mitral Valve Implantation (TAMVI) in Native Rheumatic Valves

Adanna C Akujuo, Sophia L Dellis, Lewis W Britton, Edward V Bennett
Journal of Cardiac Surgery 2015, 30 (11): 813-6
A 68-year-old female with moderate to severe aortic stenosis and severe mitral stenosis, deemed too high risk for surgery (STS mortality risk = 12.3%) with a porcelain aorta, was successfully treated with a transcatheter aortic and mitral valve implantation (TAMVI) via a transapical approach. A 23 mm Sapien valve (Edwards Lifesciences, Irvine, CA, USA) was placed in the aortic position and a 29 mm inverted Sapien valve (Edwards Lifesciences) in the mitral position.

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