Quick Facts: TAVR at Penn Medicine

When you’re dealing with severe aortic stenosis, every day can feel like a struggle. You may have been told that traditional open heart surgery isn’t an option for age- or health-related reasons, but there are options. Transcatheter aortic valve replacement (TAVR) is an innovative non-surgical treatment that can help those that don’t qualify for traditional surgery.

The Valve Center at Penn Medicine was the first in the region to perform the TAVR procedure, and since then has become the most experienced provider of TAVR in Philadelphia. Learn more about TAVR at Penn:

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The Penn Heart and Vascular blog provides the latest information on heart disease prevention, nutrition and breakthroughs in cardiovascular care.


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