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Transcatheter therapy of structural heart disease is advancing rapidly. Due to the less invasive approach, transcatheter techniques have replaced surgery as the standard procedure for atrial septal defect and patent foramen ovale closure.

Evolving interventional techniques allow treatment of paravalvular leaks, ventricular septal defects and valve replacement, especially the rapid evolution and newer indications for transcatheter aortic valve replacement (TAVR).

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Real World Outcomes of Left Atrial Appendage Occlusion

Apostolos Tzikas, Darren Mylotte, Martin Bergmann,

Citation: Interventional Cardiology Review 2015;10(2):109–11

Balloon- or Self-Expandable TAVI: Clinical Equipoise?

John Jose, Gert Richardt, Mohamed Abdel-Wahab,

Citation: Interventional Cardiology Review 2015;10(2):103-8

Permanent Pacemaker Implantation after TAVR

Marcel Weber, Jan-Malte Sinning, Christoph Hammerstingl,

Citation: Interventional Cardiology Review 2015;10(2):98–102

Avoiding Coronary Occlusion and Root Rupture in TAVI

Marco Barbanti,

Citation: Interventional Cardiology Review 2015;10(2):94–7