The Evolution of the Structural Heart Program

News | Published: Tuesday, April 30, 2019


With the advent of transcatheter aortic valve replacement (TAVR), the MitraClip mitral valve repair system (Abbott Vascular), and left atrial appendage occlusion (LAAO) procedures, the cardiovascular industry has seen a significant increase in the volume of structural heart procedures to treat complex patients. To accommodate this influx, most organizations have developed their procedural offerings and services into a formalized structural heart program.

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