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Type: Journal article
Title: The evolving role of cardiac imaging in percutaneous valvular intervention
Author: Leong, D.
Joseph, M.
Sinhal, A.
Selvanayagam, J.
Citation: Heart, Lung & Circulation (Print Edition), 2013; 22(9):704-716
Publisher: Blackwell Publishing Asia
Issue Date: 2013
ISSN: 1443-9506
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Darryl P. Leong, Majo X. Joseph, Ajay Sinhal, and Joseph B. Selvanayagam
Abstract: Surgical therapies have represented the primary evidence-based intervention to alter the natural history of valvular heart disease (VHD), however, the increasing incidence of patients at high surgical risk due to age and related co-morbid conditions has given rise to the need for alternative strategies. Thus, percutaneous approaches to VHD therapy have emerged as an important therapeutic option. Cardiovascular imaging plays a critical role in patient screening for percutaneous valvular interventions, during the procedure itself, and as part of follow-up for the identification of implant success/failure and complications. The technical demands on imaging in this context are highly specific. Although imaging has a significant role in the broader evaluation of valvular heart disease mechanism and severity, the purpose of this paper is to summarise the particular goals of cardiovascular imaging in the work-up for, during, and in the follow-up of percutaneous valvular intervention.
Keywords: Heart valve diseases; Percutaneous intervention; Cardiac imaging techniques; Echocardiography; Magnetic resonance imaging; Computed tomography
Rights: © 2013 Australian and New Zealand Society of Cardiac and Thoracic Surgeons (ANZSCTS) and the Cardiac Society of Australia and New Zealand (CSANZ).
RMID: 0020131977
DOI: 10.1016/j.hlc.2013.03.080
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