Essays about: "transcatheter"

Found 3 essays containing the word transcatheter.

  1. 1. Transcatheter aortic valve implantation for patients with aorticstenosis and concomitant ischemic heart disease: : A five-yearfollow-up

    University essay from Örebro universitet/Institutionen för medicinska vetenskaper

    Author : Abawi Akram; [2019]
    Keywords : Aortic stenosis; ischemic heart disease; mortality; transcatheter aortic valve implantation; transfemoral approach.;

    Abstract : Introduction: Transcatheter aortic valve implantation (TAVI) is an established procedure to treat severe aortic stenosis (AS). This study investigates the impact of ischemic heart disease (IHD) on survival in patients undergoing TAVI. Aim: Five-year all-cause mortality stratified according to the presence or absence of IHD. READ MORE

  2. 2. Multimaterial 3D Printing of a mechanically representative aortic model for the testing of novel biomedical implants

    University essay from KTH/Skolan för industriell teknik och management (ITM)

    Author : Sudhanshu Kuthe; [2019]
    Keywords : 3D printing; Aortic model; Composite design; Stiffness; Bio-material;

    Abstract : Aortic stenosis is a serious cardiovascular disease that requires urgent attention and surgical intervention. If not treated, aortic stenosis can result in heart attack or cardiac arrest. Transcatheter Aortic Valve Replacement is a surgical technique that is used to treat aortic stenosis. READ MORE

  3. 3. A Virtual Heart Valve Implant System : Navigating the idea space and developing a proof of concept for virtual transcatheter aortic valve replacement

    University essay from KTH/Maskinkonstruktion (Inst.)

    Author : Joona Besada; [2015]
    Keywords : Virtual; reality; heart; valve; implant; simulation; transcatheter; aortic; replacement;

    Abstract : Aortic stenosis is a disease that causes a narrowing of the aortic valve opening. It is a disease that can be found in more than 2% of the elderly population. READ MORE