85 year old male presented with progressive dyspnea on exertion (NYHA Class III). Past medial history was significant for MI, CAD with CABG, AF, CKD and Asthma. TTE revealed severe mitral regurgitation with preserved LV function. Coronary angiogram showed native III V CAD and patent grafts. TEE confirmed severe mitral regurgitation (Carpentier type III) with restricted motion of posterior leaflet and two jets located between A2/P2 scallops. The STS mortality risk for Surgical MVR was 17.82 % and the Logistic Euroscore mortality risk was 58.93%. Patient was determined to be at extreme risk for surgical MVR due to co-morbidities. Pt is now planned for mitral valve edge-to-edge repair with MitraClip.
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.