Tag: transcatheter aortic valve implantation

  • Macquarie University Hospital’s Structural Heart Team Complete Its 100th Tavi Procedure

    October 4th, 2016 by

    One hundred frail and elderly patients with calcific aortic stenosis have been given a new lease on life with a minimally invasive heart procedure being performed at Macquarie University Hospital. Transcatheter Aortic Valve Implantation, or TAVI, is a relatively new procedure in Australia. However, Macquarie University Hospital surgeons have now performed 100 of these, giving them significant experience in this complex procedure.