Cerebral embolic protection during transcatheter aortic valve replacement |  NEJM

Cerebral embolic protection during transcatheter aortic valve replacement | NEJM

Summary Background Transcatheter aortic valve replacement (TAVR) for the treatment of aortic stenosis may result in debris embolization. Capture of debris by devices that provide cerebral embolic protection (CEP) may reduce the risk of stroke. Methods We randomly assigned patients with aortic stenosis in a 1:1 ratio to undergo transfemoral TAVR with CEP (CEP group) …

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