Prosthetic Valves: The Great Debate

Prosthetic Valves: The Great Debate


Prosthetic Valves: The Great Debate
Originally broadcast on: Thursday, June 4, 2020

Aortic valve replacement is going through a paradigm shift. Innovation in the type of intervention and valve prosthesis has opened up new opportunities for patients and clinicians. When it comes to prosthesis choice for long-term outcomes, durability and antithrombotic therapy becomes the crux of the discussion, as patients question the impact to their lifestyle after undergoing an aortic valve replacement. This webinar brings renowned Cardiologists and Cardiac Surgeons at the same table to discuss and debate “How Well” a patient will live their long lives with aortic valve prostheses options of today and possibilities for future.

Dr. S. Chris Malaisrie
Professor of Surgery (Cardiac Surgery),
Northwestern University, Chicago

Presentation Topics:

TAVR: Latest Data on Effectiveness and Durability
Dr. Vinod Thourani
Chief of Cardiovascular Surgery, Piedmont Healthcare, Atlanta

SAVR with Bioprostheses: Long-term Outcomes
Dr. Maurice Sarano
Professor of Medicine (Cardiology), Mayo Clinic, Rochester)

Prosthetic Valve Antithrombotic Therapy A Reevaluation
Dr. John Alexander
Professor of Medicine (Cardiology), Duke University Medical Center, Durham

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