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Correspondence
  1. Aleksander Kempny1,
  2. Gerhard-Paul Diller1,
  3. Gerrit Kaleschke1,
  4. Stefan Orwat1,
  5. Angela Funke1,
  6. Renate Schmidt1,
  7. Gregor Kerckhoff1,
  8. Farshad Ghezelbash2,
  9. Andreas Rukosujew2,
  10. Holger Reinecke1,
  11. Hans H Scheld2,
  12. Helmut Baumgartner1
  1. 1Division of Adult Congenital and Valvular Heart Disease, Department of Cardiovascular Medicine, University Hospital Muenster
  2. 2 Department of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery, University Hospital Muenster, Muenster, Germany
  1. Correspondence to Professor Helmut Baumgartner, Division of Adult Congenital and Valvular Heart Disease, Department of Cardiovascular Medicine, University Hospital Muenster, Albert-Schweitzer-Campus 1, Muenster 48149, Germany; helmut.baumgartner{at}ukmuenster.de

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The Authors’ reply We thank Dolores Mesa and colleagues for the comments1 to our study.2 Basically, their own data just recently reported in a letter to the editor of Revista Española de Cardiología,3 as well as the data reported by Forsberg et al,4 confirm our results demonstrating no negative impact of transcatheter aortic valve implantation (TAVI) on right ventricular function (RVF), while worsening of RVF is observed after surgical valve replacement.

Mesa et al see discrepancy between our and …

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