Dr. Angel Caldera with Scott and White Round Rock joined KXAN News Today Saturday to share information on Aortic Stenosis and how doctors can treat it. A new procedure, called Transcatheter Aortic Valve Repair, offers a non-surgical alternative to treating the condition.
Facts about Transcatheter Aortic Valve Repair: (Source: Scott and White)
- Less invasive technology
- No need for open-heart surgery
- Approved by FDA in 2011
- Inserted in leg, threaded to heart