Transcatheter aortic valve replacement (TAVR) is a minimally invasive alternative for patients with severe aortic stenosis who are too high risk for open-heart surgery. Instead of opening up the chest cavity, our surgeons insert a new aortic valve through the femoral artery or through a small incision in the chest.

TAVR is performed to help relieve the signs and symptoms of aortic valve stenosis and may improve survival in people who have severe symptoms.