TAVR full form

Meaning : Trans-catheter Aortic Valve Replacement

Category : Medical
Sub Category :Procedure  
Type : Initialism

What does TAVR mean or stand for ?

Transcatheter Aortic Valve Replacement is an open heart surgery where one of the heart valves are replaced by a cardiac thoracic surgeon.Valve replacement is almost as common as a cardiac bypass graft operation and is attributed to an unhealthy sedentary lifestyle.