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November 17, 2020 — Since the approval of the first transcatheter aortic valve replacement (TAVR) device in 2011, more than 276,000 patients have undergone a TAVR procedure in the United States. According to a report from The Society of Thoracic Surgeons (STS)/American College of Cardiology (ACC) TVT Registry, volumes have increased every year.

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Aortic valve replacement gives you a new aortic heart valve. The new valve may be mechanical or made of animal tissue. You and your doctor can decide before surgery which type of valve is best for you. The aortic valve opens and closes to keep blood flowing in the proper direction through your heart. When the aortic...

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