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Aortic valve stenosis (AS) is the most common valvular pathology. A large proportion of affected patient demographics, however, are unfit to undergo major surgery given underlying comorbidities. Since its introduction in 2002, transcatheter aortic valve implantation (TAVI) has gained popularity and transformed the care available to different‐risk group patients with severe symptomatic AS. Given the successful applicability in high‐risk patients, TAVI has been further developed and trialed in intermediate and low‐risk patients. Transcatheter aortic valve implantation (TAVI) has become a safe and indispensable treatment option for patients with severe symptomatic aortic stenosis (AS) who are at high or prohibitive surgical risk. Istanbul University - Cerrahpaşa Institute of Cardiology is established in 1974. Following the establishment of the Surgery and Anesthesiology units at the Institute and the completion of the necessary infrastructure, heart surgeries started in 1985. Istanbul University - Cerrahpaşa Institute of Cardiology currently has 5 departments (Cardiology, Cardiovascular Surgery, Anesthesiology, and Reanimation), a 6-bed emergency, 10-bed coronary intensive care unit (2nd class), an 18-bed surgical intensive care unit (3rd class). provides routine RESPIRATORY FUNCTION TESTS, EKG, ECHO, EFFORT, HOLTER, THALIUM, ELECTROPHYSIOLOGY, and INTERVENTIONAL CARDIOLOGY services. In our institute, these services include 3 operating rooms, 2 catheterization laboratories, 1 electrophysiology laboratory, 1 holter laboratory, echocardiography laboratory with 5 devices, nuclear medicine laboratory with 1 device, a treadmill laboratory with 3 devices, 1 x-ray laboratory, a respiratory function laboratory with 1 device, transfusion center, as well as biochemistry and maintained by microbiology laboratories. Istanbul University - Cerrahpaşa Medical Faculty trains about 370 professionals a year. Cerrahpaşa Faculty of Medicine is the most preferred and recommended medical faculty in Turkey. This basic training for the TAVI procedure is for you to master the areas of good practice before / early and after surgery and training on concrete cases. First training day you will learn about the definition of aortic stenosis and how should asymptomatic aortic stenosis be approached. Also, you will learn TAVI Initiations, Valve Types, Valve Selection, and CT Evaluation in TAVI Procedure. In the second part of the first training day, you will proceed with how you and your heart team should be prepared for the TAVI operation step by step. You will develop your knowledge with the latest data and best Practitioners about TAVI in the most excellent hospital. On the second day of training, you will observe the practitioners in the case by attending the TAVI in the catheter lab.