Criteria for Transcatheter Aortic Valve Replacement (TAVR)

Patient and partner consulting with doctorAny patient diagnosed with severe aortic stenosis that is deemed inoperable or high risk for open aortic valve replacement can be referred for TAVR evaluation. However, becoming a candidate for TAVR requires your condition to meet specific criteria. Therefore, potential candidates seen for evaluation will be assessed by the multidisciplinary Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital team that includes cardiac surgeons, vascular surgeons, interventional cardiologists, cardiac anesthesiologists, echocardiologists, and a clinical nurse coordinator. Consult with your specialist for more information about TAVR.

For Healthcare Professionals

Because the criteria for TAVR candidacy is very specific to and dependent upon each patient's condition, we have included information in the link below as a preliminary guideline for determination. This list of inclusions and exclusions does not replace any additional criteria which may be specific to your patient. This is provided solely for informational purposes.

For Healthcare Professionals

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