What are the indications for surgery in a case of aortic?

What are the indications for surgery in a case of aortic?

In this video, Dr. Sameer Shrivastava, Heads the department of Non-Invasive Cardiology at Fortis Escorts Heart Institute, New Delhi, will talk on the case of aortic stenosis. In case of severe aortic stenosis and the patient is asymptomatic, then they do not need surgery. Severe aortic stenosis with symptomatic patients are the candidates for surgery or valve replacement. 

Dr. Sameer will also discuss that even in moderate aortic stenosis and symptomatic patients, surgery or valve replacement is suggested. He will also explain a new method known as TAVI (Transcatheter aortic valve implantation), recently introduced for the intervention of aortic stenosis. It is a procedure like angioplasty or angiography. He will tell the advantages and disadvantages of the procedure TAVI.

Dr. Sameer Shrivastava

In-charge of Resident program at FEHI. Principal Coordinator of PGDCC (Post graduate Diploma in Clinical Cardiology) program at FEHI. An expert in all the Non-Invasive imaging procedures performed at FEHI including 3D Echocardiography, Tissue Doppler imaging, Strain, 2D Echocardiography, Vascular Dopplers & Stress Echocardiography. Awards & Expertise: Chairmans appreciation award (Individual) IMA Academy of Medical Specialties- 1997-98. Fellowship awarded by the Indian Academy of Echocardiography 2002 Certificate of honor from the Gwalior Medicos at Indian Medical Association in 2002.

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