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Faculty

Ersilia M. DeFilippis, MD

Division of Cardiovascular Medicine,
Department of Medicine,
Brigham and Women’s Hospital, Boston, Massachusetts

Allison L. Tsao, MD

Division of Cardiovascular Medicine,
Department of Medicine,
Brigham and Women’s Hospital, Boston, Massachusetts

Joseph Loscalzo, MD, PhD

Department of Medicine
Brigham and Women's Hospital
Harvard Medical School
Boston, MA

Accredited by

American Medical Association

Course Description

A woman in her 50s with a history of rheumatic heart disease with mechanical mitral and tricuspid valve replacements presented to the hospital with 1 week of shortness of breath and fatigue; transthoracic echocardiogram showed no pericardial effusion, normal left ventricular systolic function, a well-seated mitral valve prosthesis with normal gradients, a dilated and diffusely hypokinetic right ventricle, and an elevated mean tricuspid valve gradient. What would you do next?

Activity Details

Credit Types:CME
Credit Amount:1.00 Credits
Release Date:2018-Nov-01
Expiration Date:2021-Nov-01
Estimated Time for Completion:1 hour
Registration Required:Yes
Cost:$30.00

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