Tag: Alain Cribier

Alain Cribier: 1945–2024

Alain Cribier, the pioneering cardiologist who performed the world’s first transcatheter aortic ...

TAVI pioneers discuss the past, present and future of transcatheter therapy

 As transcatheter aortic valve implantation (TAVI) moves beyond its 20-year milestone, two pione...

TAVI will continue to grow, says pioneer of the procedure

 Transcatheter aortic valve implantation (TAVI) will continue to spread across the globe as more...

“New generation TAVI devices will push complication rates down”

Alain Cribier implanted the first transcatheter aortic valve in a patient at the University Hospital of Rouen, France, on 16 April 2002, he told Cardiovascular News how transcatheter aortic valve implantation (TAVI) began, how he dealt with criticism in the early days, complications with the procedure and the changes to the concept of the heart team.

Progress in transcatheter heart valve techniques

Alain Cribier, who performed the first double balloon technique for dilatation of valvular stenosis in 1985, spoke to Cardiovascular News International about the evolution of percutaneous techniques.

Alain Cribier

Professor Alain Cribier is a pioneer in the field of aortic and mitral valvuloplasty and has been re...