About

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).

Related Articles

Articles

Optimum Utilisation of Novel Antiplatelet Agents in Clinical Practice

Timm Bauer, Christian Hamm,

Citation: Interventional Cardiology Review 2014;9(3):164–7

Impact of Intravascular Ultrasound in Clinical Practice

Andres Vasquez, Neville Mistry,

Citation: Interventional Cardiology Review 2014;9(3):156–63

Intravascular Ultrasound-based Imaging Modalities for Tissue…

Andrejs Erglis, Sanda Jegere, Inga Narbute,

Citation: Interventional Cardiology Review 2014;9(3):151–5

Fractional Flow Reserve Derived from Coronary Imaging and Computational…

Demosthenes G Katritsis, Ioannis Pantos,

Citation: Interventional Cardiology Review 2014;9(3):145–50