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What does TAVR stand for?

TAVR stands for Transcatheter Aortic Valve Replacement (surgical procedure)

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Our unique solution to the major clinical issues associated with transcatheter aortic valve replacement (TAVR) has enabled us to build an impressive intellectual property portfolio," said Gordon Bishop, Direct Flow Medical's Chief Technology Officer, co-founder and inventor of the two recently awarded patents.
Specifically, the recent emergence of transcatheter aortic valve replacement (TAVR) therapies has created a critical need for non-surgical, large-hole (>12 Fr) access and closure technologies, aortic embolic protection devices for prevention of stroke and other ischemic complications, and prevention of contrast nephropathy.
The study compared results among 699 patients with a median age of 84, who were randomly assigned to either transcatheter aortic valve replacement (TAVR) or open heart surgery to replace the aortic valve (AVR.