Journal of Transcatheter Valve Therapies (JTVT) is a peer-reviewed, open access journal publishing articles on Transcatheter Valve Therapies. Published continuously online, the journal is fully indexed in J-STAGE. JTVT welcomes submissions from around the world.
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Journal of Transcatheter Valve Therapies is an official journal of Japan Transcatheter Valve Therapies (Society) .
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Original ArticleJuly 19, 2023
Objective: Recently, the number of structural heart disease (SHD) procedures has increased, leading to increased radiation exposure doses of physicians. Information about SHD physicians’ exposure is insufficient to elucidate their degree of exposure. Physicians’ radioprotection is therefore poor or sometimes overly cautious. This study uses quantitative evaluation with a physical simulation to elucidate the exposure dose sustained by physicians during SHD procedures.
Original ArticleMay 16, 2023
Objective: The clinical utility of transcatheter aortic valve replacement (TAVR) without contrast medium in patients with advanced-stage chronic kidney disease (CKD) remains unexplored. We evaluated the feasibility and clinical utility of zero-contrast TAVR in patients with CKD.
Case ReportFebruary 7, 2023
Objective: Transcarotid access for transcatheter aortic valve replacement (TAVR) is a minimally invasive alternative approach if femoral access becomes unfavorable; however, it remains off-label use in Japan.
Case Presentation: An 85-year-old female patient with severe aortic valve stenosis presented to our hospital and was diagnosed with acute heart failure.