Pathology of transcatheter valve therapy
JACC Cardiovascular Interventions, 06/08/2012
Nietlispach F et al. – Structural degeneration was not seen and minor alterations of valve configuration or placement did not affect valve function and were not reliably caused by chest compressions. Vascular or myocardial injury is very common early after transcatheter aortic valve implantation and myocardial amyloidosis represents a relatively frequent potentially significant comorbid condition.