67 year old male presents with worsening dyspnea on exertion (NYHA class III) and edema over the last 4 weeks. Past medical history is significant for severe MR s/p bioprosthetic MVR in 1997 with subsequent degeneration and replacement with a #29 Hancock II porcine bioprosthetic valve in 2008. Patient had mitral paravalvular leak s/p transcatheter closure. Also had severe TR s/p Tricuspid Valve Repair (#26 Cosgrove Band) 2008, atrial flutter and atrial fibrillation s/p multiple ablations and s/p Cryomaze in 2008, cirrhosis, CKD stage 3, remote GI bleed, COPD, and severe pulmonary hypertension. A recent TEE showed a severely degenerated mitral valve bioprosthesis with a flail leaflet and severe transvalvular MR along with moderate bioprosthetic MV stenosis (MG = 9-11 mmHg). The patient was evaluated by the Heart Team and due to his multiple comorbidities and STS mortality of 7.12%, was found to be extreme risk for a 3rd reoperation. Patient is now planned for a ViV TMVR with a 29 mm Sapien-3 valve via transfemoral approach.
Mitral ViV TMVR using SAPIEN-3 Valve – May 2019
81 year old female presents with worsening dyspnea on minimal exertion (NYHA class III) over the last few months. Her past medical history is significant for rheumatic heart disease with severe MR and MS s/p bioprosthetic MVR with 29 mm porcine valve (Biocor, St. Jude Medical) along with MAZE procedure in 2007. She also has […]
Valve-in-Valve TAVR with 26mm SAPIEN-3 – March 2019
79 year old man presents with worsening exertional dyspnea (NYHA Class III) for the last 3 months. Patient has required multiple recent admissions to hospital with CHF exacerbation requiring IV diuretics. Past medical history is significant for symptomatic bicuspid aortic valve with dilated ascending aorta s/p Bentall procedure (2011) with 25 mm Carpentier-Edwards pericardial valve […]
Valve-in-Valve TAVR with 29mm Evolut-R CoreValve – January 2019
79 year old man presents with progressive exertional dyspnea (NYHA Class III) for the last 2 months.