Valve Disease

Transcatheter Aortic Valve Replacement

Transcatheter Aortic Valve Replacement: Volume and In-Hospital Mortality

2015 – 2020

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 rateExpected rate
20152.3%7.2%
20160.0%2.9%
20170.4%3.0%
20180.2%1.6%
20190.0%0.9%
20200.1%0.8%

Source: Data from the Vizient Clinical Data Base used with permission of Vizient, Inc. All rights reserved.

In 2020, Cleveland Clinic performed 679 TAVR procedures, and the in-hospital mortality rate was 0.1%.

Transcatheter Aortic Valve Replacement: Volume by Approach

2020, N = 679

The majority of transcatheter aortic valve replacement (TAVR) procedures done at Cleveland Clinic involve a transfemoral approach. This approach was used in 97% of the 679 TAVR procedures performed in 2020.

Source: Society of Thoracic Surgeons (STS) National Adult Cardiac Surgery Database

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