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Rotavirus is highly contagious and can affect infants and young children severely. This blog addresses symptoms, transmission routes, treatment and prevention.
Transcatheter aortic valve implantation (TAVI) — also known as transcatheter aortic valve replacement (TAVR) — is a minimally invasive surgical procedure that may be an option for people with severe aortic valve stenosis who have been ruled out as a possible candidate for traditional surgical aortic valve replacement (SAVR) surgery.
As the graying of the world’s population continues, people are enjoying healthier lives for longer than ever. At the same time, longer lifespans are contributing to higher rates of age-related diseases, including aortic valvular stenosis.
Life expectancy is increasing worldwide due to factors such as improved hygiene and advanced medical care.
Valvular stenosis occurs when a valve opening becomes smaller than normal. It is a condition that most commonly affects the aortic valve, which opens and closes to regulate blood flow throughout the body.
These days, patients with high-risk aortic heart valve disease, particularly the elderly, can regain a better quality of life with more choices than ever before.