Every patient deserves to be protected
Stroke is the #1 fear of patients undergoing TAVI
Risk of Dying
Having General Anesthesia
Any stroke can be devastating
78% of patients identify maintaining independence and being able to perform daily activities as their primary goals following a TAVI procedure*
The rates are underestimated. But the effects are impossible to ignore.
In collaboration with Cardiovascular News we developed 2 complementary articles on TAVI related stroke & CEP
Article #1: "No stroke is innocent":Why stroke matters for TAVI patients
3 European Stroke Associations are raising awareness on stroke impact on patients, families & society.
Article #2: Keeping stroke at bay for patients undergoing TAVI
Prof. Ole de Backer & Dr. Vlasis Ninios reflect on the clinical importance of stroke and the consideration of CEP in TAVI.
The facts of Stroke in Europe
"It is estimated that for a patient suffered a disabling stroke, social & economic cost in the first year post event can be up to 50.000€“
Discover the impact of disabling stroke for healthcare system & society
Any Stroke is one too many
Stroke can devastate patients and their families. Even minor cognitive events can result in significant negative consequences on their quality of life.