Tag: valvar aortic stenosis

LDCT Lung Cancer Screening May ID Aortic Stenosis Risk

Using low-dose computed tomography (LDCT) to screen for aortic valve calcification during a lung cancer screening could identify those at risk for aortic stenosis, says...

Patchy Growth of TAVR Programs Leaves Poorer Communities Behind

Inequities in the initial growth of transcatheter aortic valve replacement (TAVR) programs in American hospitals has led to less use of the transformative procedure in...

ACC/AHA Valvular Heart Disease Update Backs Less-Invasive Approach

The latest iteration of the American College of Cardiology/American Heart Association (ACC/AHA) Guideline for the Management of Patients With Valvular Heart Disease emphasizes a less...

Valvular Disease and COVID-19 Are a Deadly Mix; Don’t Delay Intervention

Editor’s note: Find the latest COVID-19 news and guidance in Medscape’s Coronavirus Resource Center. Danny Dvir, MD, has a message for physicians who have patients...

ACC Expert Consensus on Post-TAVR Arrhythmias

The American College of Cardiology (ACC) has released a new Expert Consensus Decision Pathway (ECDP) on the management of conduction disturbances after transcatheter aortic valve...

New SCOPE Data Put ACURATE neo on the Back Foot Again

ACURATE neo’s (Boston Scientific) place in the treatment of severe aortic stenosis is unclear after failing to show noninferiority in a head-to-head comparison with another...

‘Crisis-Driven’ Guidance on Structural Heart Disease in COVID-19

What your doctor is reading on Medscape.com: APRIL 14, 2020 — Like so much else these days, the treatment of valvular and structural...

Coronary Access After TAVR May Be Challenging

Three recent reports shed light on a topic that has so far received little attention: impeded access to the coronary arteries after transcatheter aortic valve...