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      Transcatheter aortic-valve implantation for aortic stenosis in patients who cannot undergo surgery.

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          Many patients with severe aortic stenosis and coexisting conditions are not candidates for surgical replacement of the aortic valve. Recently, transcatheter aortic-valve implantation (TAVI) has been suggested as a less invasive treatment for high-risk patients with aortic stenosis.

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          Journal
          N Engl J Med
          The New England journal of medicine
          Massachusetts Medical Society
          1533-4406
          0028-4793
          Oct 21 2010
          : 363
          : 17
          Affiliations
          [1 ] Columbia University Medical Center/NewYork–Presbyterian Hospital, New York, NY 10032, USA. ml2398@columbia.edu
          Article
          10.1056/NEJMoa1008232
          20961243
          873f0823-6cf4-4293-a16a-507096b2f541
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