Am I a candidate for TAVR?
Candidates for surgery experience severe aortic stenosis, an intermediate or high-risk complication from aortic valve replacement (open-heart surgery).
Will the surgery be painful?
Doctors use general or local anesthesia to numb the area, so you don’t feel pain, however, you might be awake during the procedure.
How do I prepare for the procedure?
Your specialist will perform an examination to learn about your medical history. You will be asked to stop taking some medications.
What happens after surgery?
After surgery and recovery, you’ll need follow-up appointments and make lifestyle changes along with excellent dental hygiene.