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You should start feeling better right away. This is because your heart valve is now working properly. Some patients may take longer to feel better. Many Medtronic TAVR patients report benefits like:
Most medical procedures have risks. The most serious transcatheter aortic valve replacement risks include:
The Medtronic TAVR valve should NOT be used for patients who:
Some patients may have a disease that results in more calcium in their blood. This may cause early wear.
The Medtronic TAVR valve is only for certain patients. This includes patients with severe aortic stenosis (AS) or failing surgical valves who:
The Medtronic TAVR valve has not been studied in patients:
If the Medtronic TAVR heart valve is used in these patients, it may not work properly. This could make you feel very sick or even cause death.
CAUTION: Federal law (USA) restricts this device to sale by or on the order of a physician.