Tips and Tricks and Management of Complications in Valvular Interventional Cardiology

  • Corrado Tamburino
  • Gian Paolo Ussia


Transcatheter treatment of acquired valve diseases, and especially aortic stenosis (AS) and mitral regurgitation (MR), is a recent and super-specialized branch of interventional cardiology, which is still undergoing further refinement.


Mitral Regurgitation Transcatheter Aortic Valve Implantation Left Ventricular Outflow Tract Diagnostic Catheter Delivery Catheter 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Corrado Tamburino
    • 1
  • Gian Paolo Ussia
    • 2
  1. 1.Ferrarotto HospitalUniversity of Catania, ETNA FoundationCataniaItaly
  2. 2.Cardiology DivisionFerrarotto HospitalCataniaItaly

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