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April 2021 Br J Cardiol 2021;28:79–80 doi:10.5837/bjc.2021.023

TAVR for severe aortic stenosis and papillary fibroelastoma in a high-risk setting

Ishtiaq Rahman, Ammar Alibrahim, Mohammad Zahrani, Joji Ito, Kim Connelly, Chris Buller, Mark Peterson, David Latter

Abstract

Introduction Papillary fibroelastoma (PFE) are rare intra-cardiac tumours and manifest with varied clinical presentation. This report highlights the application of transcatheter aortic valve replacement (TAVR) in patients with severe aortic stenosis, compounded by PFE, as a strategy to mitigate the high risk of redo surgery in patients with multiple comorbidities. Case presentation We report a 75-year-old man who presented with multiple syncopal episodes, who had undergone previous coronary artery bypass grafting (CABG). Both left internal mammary arterial (LIMA) graft to left anterior descending (LAD) artery and saphenous vein graft to diago

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