TSURECOMI technique for bailout after accidental wire withdrawal during TAVI

Author(s): Akimitsu Tanaka, Masayuki Nakamura, Hidekazu Aoyama, Ryosuke Kametani

We herein introduce a case in which our novel “TSURECOMI technique” with snares was successfully performed for bailout of a Sapien, a transcatheter heart valve, when the stiff wire, initially intended for placement in the LV, had accidentally been withdrawn during transcatheter aortic valve implantation.