Heart Procedure Linked with Bleeding in the Brain, Neurological Impairment

http://ift.tt/2n6c45s Small leakages from blood vessels in the brain, known as microbleeds, increase with age and are associated with cognitive decline. Of 84 older patients undergoing transcatheter aortic valve replacement (TAVR), nearly a quarter developed new microbleeds after their procedure, according to results of a single-center study.

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