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Transcatheter Aortic Valve Replacement ( TAVR / TAVI ): Patient-friendly treatment for Aortic Stenosis (heart Valve Disease)

Aortic Stenosis is the most prevalent type of Heart Valve Disease affecting a million patients worldwide annulaly. Erstwhile the treatment option was Aortic Valve replacement by Open Heart Surgery but due to the surgery risks involved in old age, many patients remain untreated and were put at high risk of heart failure and death. Around 30% of Aortic Stenosis patients die in one year from the time of diagnosis if not treated. 
TAVR or TAVI or Transcatheter Aortic Valve Replacement is a procedure that is performed to replace Aortic Valve through a catheter, this does not entail cutting the chest wide open and many patients can resume routine activities in 3-4 days' time. 
A pioneer in Interventional Cardiology, Dr. Rajneesh Kapoor, who is also popularly known as the award-winning super specialist for TAVR speaks about various aspects on Transcatheter Aortic Valve Replacement.

Video Series - TAVR  

Episode 1 - tavr is now one of the best treatments for Heart Valve Disease Aortic Stenosis - Dr. Rajneesh Kapoor

E 2 : How is transcatheter aortic valve replacement done - Explained in Hindi by Dr. Rajneesh Kapoor 

E 3 : Patients share their experience with heart Valve Disease & treatment by tavr

Patient Story - Experience of 83 year old patient with heart Valve disease & treatment with tavr

E 5 : Many frequently asked questions on tavr / tavi answered by Dr. Rajneesh Kapoor 

TAVR Indictions - How is Heart Valve Disease treated and when to get transcatheter aortic valve replacement 

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