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How long does the transcatheter valve replacement (TAVR) procedure take?

The transcatheter valve replacement (TAVR) procedure takes 45 to 60 minutes. Going into the room, having the procedure performed and leaving the room takes two to three hours.

Dr. William M. Suh, MD
Internist

The transcatheter valve replacement (TAVR) procedure takes about an hour and a half to two hours. However, the total time in the operating room is a bit longer due to setup and recovery. Therefore, the total time in the operating room is usually about four hours.

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