John A. McPherson MD FACC FSCAI


Transcatheter Aortic Valve Replacement

Transcatheter aortic valve replacement (TAVR) is a way to replace the aortic valve without open-heart surgery. This procedure is done to treat aortic valve stenosis. TAVR is often done through an incision (cut) in the groin. But sometimes a small cut is made in the chest. The doctor uses a tube called a catheter and…

Angiogram risks

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