TAVI vs surgical AVR – Cardiology MCQ – Answer

Which of the following is less common for transcatheter aortic valve implantation (TAVI) compared to surgical aortic valve replacement (SAVR)?

Correct answer: d) Acute kidney injury

Severe bleeding and new onset atrial fibrillation (AF) are also more frequent after surgery.

No significant difference has been noted in the rate of cerebrovascular events between TAVI and SAVR.

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