Transcatheter Aortic Valve Implantation: Boston Lotus
A support guidewire: either a manually curved Super/Extra Stiff 0.035″ guidewire (260 cm for 23 mm and 275 for 25 and 27 mm) or a pre-shaped Safari2 guidewire with an extra-small, small, or large curve (Fig. 22.4).
Lotus introducer—small for 23 mm and large for 25 and 27 mm (Fig. 22.5).
Lotus valve delivery system, with pre-mounted Lotus valve—103 cm for 23 and 113 cm for 25 and 27 mm (Fig. 22.6). The pre-shaped angulated delivery system should help negotiate the thoracic aorta.
Prostar or double Perclose ProGlide (Abbott Vascular, Abbot Park, Illinois, USA) suture-based closure for transfemoral access (Fig. 22.7).