Journal of IMAB - Annual Proceeding (Scientific Papers)
Publisher: Peytchinski, Gospodin Iliev
ISSN: 1312 773X (Online)
Issue: 2016, vol. 22, issue 3
Subject Area: Medicine
Pages: 1235-1237
DOI: 10.5272/jimab.2016223.1235
Published online: 26 July 2016

J of IMAB 2016 Jul-Sep;22(3):1235-1237
Veselin Valkov1 Corresponding Autor, Dobrin Kalchev1, Atanas Kostadinov1, Branimir Kanazirev2
1) First Clinic of Cardiology, UMHAT “St. Marina”, Varna,
2)Department of Internal Medicine, UMHAT “St. Marina”, Varna,
Medical University, Varna, Bulgaria.

The management of carotid artery disease in patients with severe aortic stenosis referred for transcatheter aortic valve implantation is challenging. By reviewing the very limited amount of literature we will try to answer the question should we perform carotid revascularization before or after the TAVI procedure.

Key words: Transcatheter aortic-valve implantation (TAVI), aortic artery stenosis, carotid stenosis, carotid artery stenting (CAS), carotid endarterectomy (CEA),

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Valkov V, Kalchev D, Kostadinov A, Kanazirev B. Performing transcatheter aortic valve implantation in patients with carotid stenosis. J of IMAB. 2016 Jul-Sep;22(3):1235-1237.

Correspondence to: Veselin Valkov, First Clinic of Cardiology,Department of Internal Medicine, UMHAT St. Marina, Varna; 1, Hr. Smirnensky blvd., Varna, Bulgaria; E-mail:

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Received: 16 May 2016
Published online: 26 July 2016

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