Can a second generation valve improve acute procedural outcomes? The Lotus Valve case reviews

  • Dr. Jean-Claude Laborde

    St George’s Hospital, United Kingdom

  • Prof. Dr. med. Axel Linke

    Heart Center Leipzig, Germany

Session details
  • Chairpersons: Jean-Claude LABORDE, Axel LINKE
  • Speakers: Axel LINKE, Daniel BLACKMAN, Martyn THOMAS, Nicolas VAN MIEGHEM, Jean-Claude LABORDE
  • Objectives:
    To understand the novel procedural features the Lotus second generation valve brings
    To understand the growing experience with the Lotus second generation valve through concrete case reviews
    To experience through concrete case reviews how the features of a second generation valve can provide control during challenging procedures
  • Introduction and objectives (A. Linke)
  • Low left ventricular ejection fraction, calcified annulus and bicuspid valves: why control matters (D. Blackman)
  • Horizontal aorta: case based review (M. Thomas)
  • Direct TAVI: case based review (N. Van Mieghem)
  • Take-home message (J.C. Laborde)

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