How should we do and report pre-TAVI/TAVR CT/MRI examinations?
This increasingly successful method for percutaneous valve repair comes with the necessity of very precise and detailed analysis in order to plan the implant position. This can be achieved by CT and/or MRI. The European Society of Cardiovascular Radiology provides guidelines for everyday practice.
Article: CT and MR imaging prior to transcatheter aortic valve implantation: standardisation of scanning protocols, measurements and reporting—a consensus document by the European Society of Cardiovascular Radiology (ESCR)
Authors: Marco Francone, Ricardo P. J. Budde, Jens Bremerich, Jean Nicolas Dacher, Christian Loewe, Florian Wolf, Luigi Natale, Gianluca Pontone, Alban Redheuil, Rozemarijn Vliegenthart, Kostantin Nikolaou, Matthias Gutberlet & Rodrigo Salgado