Aortic Stenosis Coronary Artery Bypass Graft CABG

What is aortic stenosis?

Aortic stenosis is a condition mostly affecting elderly people where the aortic heart valve opening, becomes smaller, leading to increased strain on the heart and reduces the volume of blood flowing out into the body. This gives rise to many unpleasant and often debilitating symptoms like

  • Chest pain
  • Feeling faint or dizzy
  • Feeling short of breath
  • Fatigue
  • Palpitations

Treatment involves correcting the damaged valve by open heart surgery, but not all patients may be fit to undergo such a strenuous procedure

What is TAVR?

TAVR, which stands for transcatheter aortic valve replacement, where a new valve is inserted into the heart over the old damaged valve, through a catheter we send through the large arteries in your leg. It is specially helpful in people unable to undergo traditional open heart procedures.

What makes it different from open heart surgery?

Minimally invasive.
Doesn’t carry the same risks.
A proven alternative to open heart procedures.
Relieves symptoms.
Shorter hospital stay, smaller scar.

Is it economical?

TAVR procedures are performed at symbiosis hospital at an affordable accessible cost, allowing patients who truly need this treatment to receive it. This economical TAVR procedure also meets the maximal standards set by doctors, whilst being affordable

Why symbiosis hospital?

Symbiosis hospital is home to a wide range of specialists in various disciplines of medicine who with their wonderful teams, and meticulous attention to detail aim to serve you to meet your specific needs. Our motto has always been “Healthcare with heart” and our team of doctors and allied health staff will go above and beyond to make sure your needs are met.


All medical procedures carry some degree of risk. Having said that, TAVR is a known alternative option for individuals unable to undergo open heart procedures.
TAVR has shown incredible efficacy in relieving symptoms. Its effectiveness is so significant, that it is currently being researched for whether it can replace valve repairing surgery altogether.
You will be kept in hospital till you recover, and then be given medication that you must take everyday after the procedure. You must also follow up with your doctor to assess whether you are taking your medicine appropriately and to make sure that the new valve is functioning well