Transcatheter Aortic Valve Replacement, also know as TAVR or TAVI is the least invasive approach to Aortic Valve Replacement. TAVR is performed on patients that are too high risk for Surgical Aortic Valve Replacement (SAVR). Surgical teams from the operating room, cardiac catheterization lab, anesthesia, and perfusion services are present during the procedure. A team approach between the Cardiac Surgeon and Interventional Cardiologist is used to provide the best outcomes and highest standard of care. TAVR is not performed in all centers that perform heart surgery. Sarasota Memorial Hospital has a vast experience in the TAVR technique with proven outcomes. Consult with Dr. Hoffberger to see if this procedure is right for you.