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.
TVIV using a 29 (+2cc) mm SAPIEN-3 Valve – March 2021
Case & Plan: 68-year-old male presents with DOE, lower extremity edema and venous stasis ulcers for 6 months. Past medical history is significant for HTN, CKD, HLD, rectal carcinoid s/p resection in 2001, carcinoid heart disease s/p bioprosthetic TVR in 2006 (33mm perimount plus 6900) and LAA excision, AF not on anticoagulation due to h/o […]
TF-TAVR using 20mm SAPIEN S3 Ultra Valve in a Centenarian Patient – January 2021
Case and Plan: 104 year-old-female with cardiomyopathy, kyphoscoliosis, pleural effusion s/p thoracentesis, NSVT now presents with progressive exertional dyspnea (NYHA Class III) for few months. Patient underwent urgent balloon aortic valvuloplasty in August 2020 in setting of acute congestive heart failure and severe aortic stenosis. Recent transthoracic echocardiogram revealed LVEF of 35% and severe […]
Bioprosthetic Aortic ViV TAVR after Valve Fracture and Evolut Pro+ Implantation – November 2020
Case and Plan: 60 year-old male presents with worsening exertional dyspnea (NYHA Class III) and multiple admissions for CHF exacerbation in past 3 months. Past medical history is significant for symptomatic severe aortic insufficiency s/p bioprosthetic AVR (2017) with 23mm Magna 3000 valve, ESRD on HD, HTN and HLD. Recent echocardiogram revealed bioprosthetic valve […]
TF-TAVR with No Contrast – September 2020
Case and Plan: 61 year-old-male with ETOH abuse, hepatitis and cirrhosis s/p Liver transplant in 6/2019 at MSH with postop course notable for AKI requiring dialysis (last dialysis 7/6/2019), Hypertension, Anemia, Former smoker, CKD stage III.