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Valve For Life UK

The UK Valve for Life initiative aims to improve and expand access to life-saving and life-changing minimally invasive ‘key-hole’ therapies for heart valve disease across the National Health Service.

 

Patient Resources

Transcatheter Heart Therapies are a treatment for Aortic Stenosis. To understand more about treatment and Aortic Stenosis itself, click the links below.

>5,000

TAVI procedures took place in 2019 in England with similar figures expected in 2020

78

TAVIs implanted per million people in the UK from 2018-2019

52%

of centres are unable to increase their capcity for TAVI procedures

72%

of centres state Catheter Lab Capacity as a factor that restricts TAVI expansion

Valve For Life In The News

Med-Tech News:
TEER heart surgery involving clips rolled out across NHS

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National Health Executive:
Life-saving treatment tackling heart disease to launch in UK

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The Times: 
Hope for heart patients as keyhole procedure finally wins NHS funds

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Associate Links

Contact

Valve For Life UK
8 Midland Court

Central Park

Lutterworth

LE17 4PN

+44 (0) 1455 552559

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