TRANSCATHETER AORTIC VALVE REPLACEMENT (TAVR)

What is a Transcatheter Aortic Valve Replacement (TAVR)?

Transcatheter aortic valve implantation (also known as percutaneous aortic valve replacement) is a minimally-invasive procedure that replaces the heart’s aortic valve in people with aortic stenosis (as opposed to surgical aortic valve replacement).  In this procedure, your doctor will insert a catheter into your groin or through a small incision in your chest to access the blood vessel. Your doctor uses advanced imaging techniques to guide the catheter through the blood vessels and to your heart. Once the catheter is positioned, special tools and the replacement valve are passed through the catheter. A balloon is expanded to push the replacement valve into place. Recovery after this procedure usually takes three to five days in the hospital.

HeartPlace Physicians Who Perform TAVRs:

  • Dr. Stuart Lander  - [Baylor Scott & White Heart and Vascular Hospital - Dallas * Fort Worth]

                                           [Texas Health | Heart & Vascular Hospital Arlington]​

HeartPlace Plano West has the best cardiologist in Plano, TX. We also offer electrophysiogy services for Plano, TX.

HEARTPLACE PLANO WEST

6124 West Parker Road
Medical Building 3, Suite 536
Plano, Texas 75093

Phone: 972-378-9560

Fax: 844-290-4363

Location Hours: 

8:00 am - 5:00 pm (M-F)

HEARTPLACE ALLEN

1105 Central Expressway North
Medical Building 2, 3rd Floor, Suite 2330

Allen, Texas 75013

Phone: 972-649-6511

Fax: 844-290-4360

Location Hours: 

8:00 am - 5:00 pm (M-F)

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