Procedural Considerations and Technical Details

  • A. Claire Watkins
  • Anuj Gupta
  • Bartley P. Griffith


This chapter provides the basic steps of performing a TAVR. Use this as a foundation, and then learn when to do things differently or correct problems. While some TAVR experts may do things differently, the conservative techniques described here will allow a safe TAVR procedure. Perfecting each step is critical to preventing complications.


Femoral access Valve deployment Rapid pacing Perclose Second time-out Balloon valvuloplasty Delivery angle AI Index 


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Authors and Affiliations

  • A. Claire Watkins
    • 1
  • Anuj Gupta
    • 2
  • Bartley P. Griffith
    • 3
  1. 1.Department of Cardiothoracic SurgeryStanford University School of MedicineStanfordUSA
  2. 2.Division of CardiologyUniversity of Maryland, School of MedicineBaltimoreUSA
  3. 3.Division of Cardiac SurgeryUniversity of Maryland, School of MedicineBaltimoreUSA

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