Vascular and Surgery

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Treating Mitral Regurgitation in the Wake of COAPT

Kelly H Schlendorf, Jared O’Leary, JoAnn Lindenfeld,

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Corrigendum to: Value of MitraClip in Reducing Functional Mitral…

Mehmet Ali Elbey, Luis Augusto Palma Dallan, Guilherme Ferragut Attizzani,

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Antithrombotics in TAVR

Mathew R Williams, Kelsey Grossman, Homam Ibrahim,

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New Aortic Stenosis Staging System

Miho Fukui, João L Cavalcante,

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Value of MitraClip in Reducing Functional Mitral Regurgitation

Mehmet Ali Elbey, Luis Augusto Palma Dallan, Guilherme Ferragut Attizzani,

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Conduction Abnormalities After Transcatheter Aortic Valve Replacement

Somsupha Kanjanauthai, Kabir Bhasin, Luigi Pirelli, et al

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Transcatheter Heart Valve Thrombosis: Incidence, Predictors, and Clinical…

Ahmad Younes, Guilherme Ferragut Attizzani, Ankur Kalra,

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Heart transplantation surgery has become the standard treatment for selected patients with end-stage heart failure. Improvements in immunosuppressant, donor procurement, surgical techniques, and post-transplant care have resulted in a substantial decrease in acute allograft rejection, which had previously significantly limited survival of heart transplant recipients.

The number of heart transplants performed worldwide over the last decade has continued to increase annually.

Current challenges include older age of both recipients and donors; an increasing number of transplants performed with mechanical circulatory support; the growing use of combined organ transplants (now more than 4% of all heart transplants); and a high proportion of sensitised patients (those with pre-formed antibodies against human leukocyte antigens, which increased the risk of organ rejection).

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Treating Mitral Regurgitation in the Wake of COAPT

Published: - Kelly H Schlendorf, Jared O’Leary, JoAnn Lindenfeld,

Citation: US Cardiology Review 2020;14:e06.

COVID-19 Pandemic and Cardiovascular Disease

Published: - Aniket S Rali, Andrew J Sauer,

Citation: US Cardiology Review 2020;14:e01.

Corrigendum to: Value of MitraClip in Reducing Functional Mitral…

Published: - Mehmet Ali Elbey, Luis Augusto Palma Dallan, Guilherme Ferragut Attizzani,

Citation: US Cardiology Review 2019;13(2):123.

Antithrombotics in TAVR

Published: - Mathew R Williams, Kelsey Grossman, Homam Ibrahim,

Citation: US Cardiology Review 2019;13(2):88–93.