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Successful percutaneous bioprosthetic Medtronic CoreValve implantation (TAVI) in a very high surgical risk patient

On December 19, 2012 we successfully implanted the bioprosthetic valve Medtronic CoreValve in a 76-year-old female patient who was suffering from severe aortic valve stenosis, and was very symptomatic (dyspnea, angina) with minimal physical activity. Due to previous heart surgery and

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Interventional cardiology for valvular heart disease

Percutaneous interventions for valvular heart disease The major interventions performed in patients with valvular heart disease are: Percutaneous valvuloplasty in mitral valve stenosis If a patient suffers from the mitral valve stenosis without serious problem in another valve or the

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Contact Info

Apostolos Tzikas, MD, PhD, FESC
Interventional Cardiologist
Thessaloniki - Center,
88 Tsimiski St., 6th floor
Tel (morning): 2310.380.189,
Tel (afternoon): 2310.263.060
Fax: 2310.341.828