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Transcatheter Aortic Valve Replacement (TAVR)

Side Effects of Transcatheter Aortic Valve Replacement

While the minimally invasive procedure carries fewer risks than the traditional surgery, side effects of transcatheter aortic valve replacement may occur. It’s important to speak with your doctor before undergoing the procedure to completely understand these risks.

These are some of the possible side effects of transcatheter aortic valve replacement:

  • Infection at the incision site
  • Reaction of medications during surgery
  • Stent malpositioning/migration
  • Coronary obstruction
  • Paravalvular leak
  • Vascular access problems
  • Pulmonary/renal insufficiency
  • Stroke

Locations for Transcatheter Aortic Valve Replacement (TAVR)