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 ArticleMay 16, 2023
Zero-contrast Imaging Guided Transcatheter Aortic Valve Replacement in Patients with Severe Chronic Kidney Disease: A Feasibility and Outcome Study
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
Transcarotid Transcatheter Aortic Valve Replacement for Severe Aortic Valve Stenosis with Narrow Aortic Root and Shaggy Aorta: A Case Report
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.
Case ReportDecember 28, 2022
Successful Non-contrast Transcatheter Aortic Valve Implantation via Cusp-overlap Technique
Objective: We present a case of successful transcatheter aortic valve implantation (TAVI) via cusp-overlap technique performed with fluoroscopy and transesophageal echocardiography (TEE) guidance without any contrast agent in a patient with severe aortic stenosis (AS) and chronic kidney disease.
Case Presentation: An 83-year-old female with severe AS was admitted to our hospital undergoing TAVI. Contrastenhanced CT was not performed due to her severe renal dysfunction.