2020
DOI: 10.5772/intechopen.90560
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Antonio Giovanni Cammardella, Federico Ranocchi, Antonio Lio, Amedeo Pergolini, Francesco Nicolò, Marina Comisso, Vitaliano Buffa, Francesco Musumeci

Abstract: The introduction of transcatheter aortic valve implantation (TAVI) have changed the management of patients affected by severe aortic stenosis. Nowadays, TAVI procedure represents the treatment of choice in patients with severe AS inoperable or at high risk. MDCT is the technique of choice in preoperative planning: it provides information regarding aortic valve and vascular access. Particular attention should be paid on bicuspid valve morphology. The choice of valve is, basically, based on confidence and experi…

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