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BioMed Research International
Volume 2018, Article ID 1080597, 6 pages
https://doi.org/10.1155/2018/1080597
Research Article

Aortic Valve Predilatation with a Small Balloon, without Rapid Pacing, prior to Transfemoral Transcatheter Aortic Valve Replacement

1Deutsches Herzzentrum München, Department for Cardiovascular Diseases, Technische Universität München, Lazarettstr. 36, 80636 Munich, Germany
2Department of Cardiology, Advocate Christ Medical Center, 4440 W. 95th Street, Oak Lawn, IL, USA
3Department of Cardiology, Klinikum Augsburg, Herzzentrum Augsburg-Schwaben, Stenglinstr. 2, 86156 Augsburg, Germany
4Deutsches Zentrum für Herz- und Kreislaufforschung (DZHK), Munich Heart Alliance, Munich, Germany

Correspondence should be addressed to Albert Markus Kasel; ed.bew@lesak_sukram

Received 16 July 2017; Revised 28 February 2018; Accepted 14 March 2018; Published 30 April 2018

Academic Editor: Giovanni Mariscalco

Copyright © 2018 Anupama Shivaraju et al. This is an open access article distributed under the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited.

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