Open Access Case Report

The Issue of Coronary Ostia Cannulation after Transcatheter Aortic Valve Implantation

Roberto Valvo, Giuliano Costa, Corrado Tamburino and Marco Barbanti*

Division of Cardiology, A.O.U. Policlinico “G. Rodolico-San Marco”, Italy

Corresponding Author

Received Date:August 27, 2021;  Published Date:November 02, 2021


Transcatheter aortic valve implantation is progressively expanding its indications towards low risk, younger patients. The consequent expansion towards younger patients poses the attention on long-term considerations, such as the chance of requirement of future coronary interventions after TAVI. In the present article, we will examine the conditions that can favor an easier coronary re-access after TAVI and show three different cases that explain the importance of a proper TAV selection in this regard.

Keywords:TAV1; TAVI2; Coronary Angiography3; PCI4

Abbreviations:TAVI: Transcatheter aortic valve implantation; AS: Aortic stenosis; CAD: Coronary artery disease; TAV: Transcatheter aortic valve; SoV: Sinus of Valsalva; LM: Left main; RCA: Right Coronary artery; BE: Balloon expandable; SE: Self-expanding; CA: Coronary angiography; PCI: Percutaneous coronary intervention; STJ: Sinotubular junction; CT: Computed tomography

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