Impact of transcatheter aortic valve implantation on the left ventricular mass

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KASAPKARA H. A., AYHAN H., Sari C., Aslan A. N., Suygun H., Bastug S., ...More

CARDIOLOGY JOURNAL, vol.22, no.6, pp.645-650, 2015 (SCI-Expanded) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 22 Issue: 6
  • Publication Date: 2015
  • Doi Number: 10.5603/cj.a2015.0025
  • Journal Indexes: Science Citation Index Expanded (SCI-EXPANDED), Scopus
  • Page Numbers: pp.645-650
  • Ankara Yıldırım Beyazıt University Affiliated: Yes


Background: Aortic stenosis (AS) induces pressure overload of the left ventricle (LV) and results in left ventricular hypertrophy. The remodeling of the LV in patients with AS is a complex process including structural and functional disturbances. After aortic valve replacement, reverse remodeling of LV begins. The aim of this study was to evaluate the impact of transcatheter aortic valve implantation (TAVI) on LV mass (LVM) in early and mid-term follow-ups after the procedure.