Transapical Transcatheter Aortic Valve Implantation for Aortic Regurgitation in Takayasu Arteritis

Authors

  • Xiao-Ping Ning, MD Department of Cardiovascular Surgery, Changhai hospital affiliated to the Naval Medical University, Shanghai, China
  • Wei Wang, MD Department of Cardiovascular Surgery, Changhai hospital affiliated to the Naval Medical University, Shanghai, China
  • Fang-Lin Lu, MD, PhD Department of Cardiovascular Surgery, Changhai hospital affiliated to the Naval Medical University, Shanghai, China
  • Meng-Xing Li, MD Department of Thoracic Surgery, Changhai hospital affiliated to the Naval Medical University, Shanghai, China
  • He Wang, MD Department of Cardiovascular Surgery, Changhai hospital affiliated to the Naval Medical University, Shanghai, China
  • Ning Li, MD Department of Cardiovascular Surgery, Changhai hospital affiliated to the Naval Medical University, Shanghai, China
  • Guang-Wei Zhou, MD Department of Cardiovascular Surgery, Changhai hospital affiliated to the Naval Medical University, Shanghai, China
  • Fan Qiao, MD, PhD Department of Cardiovascular Surgery, Changhai hospital affiliated to the Naval Medical University, Shanghai, China
  • Zhi-Yun Xu, MD, PhD Department of Cardiovascular Surgery, Changhai hospital affiliated to the Naval Medical University, Shanghai, China
  • Hao Tang, MD, PhD Department of Cardiovascular Surgery, Changhai hospital affiliated to the Naval Medical University, Shanghai, China

DOI:

https://doi.org/10.1532/hsf.4865

Keywords:

Takayasu arteritis, Aortic regurgitation, Transcatheter, Porcelain aorta

Abstract

Transcatheter aortic valve implantation (TAVI) has become a popular treatment for surgical high-risk patients with severe aortic stenosis (AS). Recently, we have applied TAVI to the treatment of aortic regurgitation (AR). Compared with conventional surgical procedures, TAVI is less invasive and considered a useful option for these high-risk patients. In this study, we reported a patient who underwent transapical TAVI. The patient was a 52-year-old female with Takayasu arteritis (TA) for 25 years, as well as with severe aortic regurgitation, porcelain aortas, and heart failure. Transapical TAVI successfully was accomplished without neurological complications, and heart failure immediately improved postoperatively.

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Published

2022-09-28

How to Cite

Ning, X., Wang, W., Lu, F., Li, M., Wang, H., Li, N., Zhou, G., Qiao, F., Xu, Z., & Tang, H. (2022). Transapical Transcatheter Aortic Valve Implantation for Aortic Regurgitation in Takayasu Arteritis. The Heart Surgery Forum, 25(5), E689-E691. https://doi.org/10.1532/hsf.4865

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