The Great Debate II: Survival & Durability Considerations with AVR

The Great Debate II: Survival & Durability Considerations with AVR

Aortic valve replacement is going through a paradigm shift. Innovation in the type of intervention and valve options has opened up new opportunities for patients and clinicians. When it comes to valve 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 options of today and possibilities for future.


Dr. James Hermiller
Interventional Cardiology, Cardiology
St. Vincent Center, Indianapolis

Presentation Topics:

Long-Term Outcomes
Dr. S. Chris Malaisrie
Professor of Surgery (Cardiac Surgery),
Northwestern University, Chicago

Mechanical SAVR: 
Data Vs. Perception
Dr. Marc W. Gerdisch
Chief of Cardiothoracic Surgery
Franciscan Health Heart Center, Indianapolis

Ross Procedure:
Time to Revisit the Guidelines
Dr. Ismail El-Hamamsy
Director, Aortic Surgery
Mount Sinai, New York

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