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Cardiovascular Pediatric Critical Illness and Injury

https://libcat.nshealth.ca/en/permalink/provcat30085
edited by Thomas P. Shanley, Hector R. Wong, Derek S. Wheeler. --London: Springer-Verlag , c2009.
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Author
Shanley, Thomas P
Other Authors
Wong, Hector R
Wheeler, Derek S
Responsibility
edited by Thomas P. Shanley, Hector R. Wong, Derek S. Wheeler
Place of Publication
London
Publisher
Springer-Verlag
Date of Publication
c2009
ISBN
9781848009233
Subjects (MeSH)
Cardiovascular Diseases - Child
Cardiovascular System - injuries - Child
Cardiovascular Surgical Procedures - Child
Critical Illness - Child
Critical Care - methods - Child
Subjects (LCSH)
Critical care medicine
Cardiology
Pediatrics
Format
e-Book
Location
Online
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Transcatheter Aortic Valve Implant (TAVI)

https://libcat.nshealth.ca/en/permalink/chpams35898
Nova Scotia Health Authority. Heart Health Program. Halifax, NS: Nova Scotia Health Authority , 2018.
Pamphlet Number
1843
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For people with aortic valve stenosis (the aortic valve is narrowed or doesn’t open properly, so blood can’t flow easily from your heart to the rest of your body), the usual treatment is open heart surgery to repair or replace the aortic valve. However, for people who are too ill or who have other medical problems, your health care team may recommend the TAVI (transcatheter aortic valve intervention) procedure instead. During a TAVI procedure, an aortic valve is implanted through a catheter (fl…
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Nova Scotia Health Authority. Heart Health Program
Alternate Title
Transcatheter Aortic Valve Intervention (TAVI)
Place of Publication
Halifax, NS
Publisher
Nova Scotia Health Authority
Date of Publication
2018
Format
Pamphlet
Language
English
Physical Description
1 electronic document (19 p.) : digital, PDF file
Subjects (MeSH)
Aortic Valve Stenosis
Transcatheter Aortic Valve Replacement
Subjects (LCSH)
Aortic valve--Stenosis
Aortic valve--Surgery
Specialty
Cardiovascular System
Surgery
Abstract
For people with aortic valve stenosis (the aortic valve is narrowed or doesn’t open properly, so blood can’t flow easily from your heart to the rest of your body), the usual treatment is open heart surgery to repair or replace the aortic valve. However, for people who are too ill or who have other medical problems, your health care team may recommend the TAVI (transcatheter aortic valve intervention) procedure instead. During a TAVI procedure, an aortic valve is implanted through a catheter (flexible tube). This pamphlet explains getting ready for admission to the hospital, getting ready for your stay in the hospital, preparing ahead for going home, what to expect on the day of your procedure and during and after the TAVI, getting ready for discharge, and going home.
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Prepared by: Heart Health Program
Pamphlet Number
1843
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