Advanced Alternative to Open Heart Surgery
Timothy Logan, DO, discusses the transcatheter aortic valve replacement (TAVR) procedure.In the episode, Dr. Logan answers the following: 1) What is TAVR? Can you describe the procedure?2) Is this a common procedure? Do all hospitals offer this procedure?3) Which patients may benefit from this procedure?4) Can you describe the recovery process after TAVR? When can patients return to normal activity?5) As Macomb County’s first comprehensive cardiovascular program, what other advanced procedures does McLaren Macomb offer?