Valve Disease

Transcatheter Aortic Valve Replacement

Transcatheter Aortic Valve Replacement, Volume and In-Hospital Mortality

2014 – 2019

Since the start of the transcatheter aortic valve replacement (TAVR) program in 2006, Cleveland Clinic has become a national leader in the use of this specialized treatment and consistently achieves better-than-expected outcomes.

YearMortality Rate %Expected %
20141.9%8.3%
20152.3%7.2%
20160.0%2.9%
20170.4%3.0%
20180.2%1.6%
20190.0%0.9%

Data from the Vizient Clinical Data Base/Resource ManagerTM used by permission of Vizient. All rights reserved.

In 2019, Cleveland Clinic performed 695 TAVR procedures, and the in-hospital mortality rate was 0%.

Transcatheter Aortic Valve Replacement Volume by Approach

2019, N = 695

The majority of transcatheter aortic valve replacement (TAVR) procedures done at Cleveland Clinic involve a transfemoral approach. This approach was used in 663 of the 695 TAVR procedures performed in 2019.

STS Adult Cardiac Surgery Database

The total number of TAVR procedures reported were done by a team of cardiothoracic surgeons and interventional cardiologists.