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Vasilli's TAVI surgery

Vasilli had been suffering from unexplained breathlessness when he met Dr Jonathan Byrne. A cardiac procedure changed his life for the better.

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Vasilli’s heart surgery

Now I can give my granddaughter a piggyback, which I couldn’t do before.
Vasilli

Patient

Vasilli’s GP had been concerned for several weeks with his shortness of breath, wondering if it could be related to a narrow valve in his heart. Our cardiac team found he was suitable for a new keyhole procedure, a transcatheter aortic valve implantation (TAVI). The procedure took about an hour and a quarter, and within 24 hours, Vasilli was ready to go.
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