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Transcatheter aortic valve replacement (TAVR) is a minimally invasive procedure used to insert a new aortic valve in patients with aortic stenosis. While risk is low, stroke remains an important risk for this procedure. Dr. Samir Kapadia, Chairman of Cardiovascular Medicine, explains why stroke occurs during TAVR and how the sentinel filter device is used during the procedure to lessen risk of stroke.