Transcatheter Aortic Valve Replacement (TAVR) at John Muir Health: Fulfilling an Unmet Need for Treating Patients at Intermediate and Severe Surgical Risk for Aortic Stenosis

Aortic stenosis (AS) is a narrowing of the aortic valve, often caused by a build-up of calcium on the aortic valve leaflets. Reduces the ability of the left ventricle to pump blood to the brain and the rest of the body who have additional co-morbidities.