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Faculty

Vladimiro L. Vida, MD, PhD

Pediatric and Congenital Cardiac Surgery Unit,
University of Padua Medical School, Padua, Italy

Chiara Tessari, MD

Paediatric and Congenital Cardiac Surgery Unit,
Department of Cardiac, Thoracic and Vascular Sciences,
University of Padua, Padua, Italy

Biagio Castaldi, MD

Paediatric Cardiology Unit,
Department of Child and Woman’s Health,
University of Padua, Padua, Italy

Massimo A. Padalino, MD, PhD

Pediatric and Congenital Cardiac Surgery Unit,
University of Padua Medical School, Padua, Italy

Ornella Milanesi, MD

Department of Pediatrics,
University of Padua Medical School, Padua, Italy

Dario Gregori, PhD

Unit of Biostatistics, Epidemiology and Public Health Unit,
Department of Cardiac, Thoracic and Vascular Sciences,
University of Padua, Padua, Italy

Giovanni Stellin, MD

Pediatric and Congenital Cardiac Surgery Unit,
University of Padua Medical School, Padua, Italy

Accredited by

The Society of Thoracic Surgeons

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Course Description

After reading this article, the learner should be able to:
- recognize that, in this series, there was no difference in outcome between the two-patch technique and the modified one-patch technique (Australian technique).
- explain that the most common indication for reoperation was left atrioventricular valve regurgitation.
- indicate that a preoperative dysplastic left atrioventricular valve or incomplete closure of the zone of apposition (the cleft) were markers for need for reoperation.
- identify that late left atrioventricular dysfunction was associated with repair >3 months of age.

Activity Details

Credit Types:CME
Credit Amount:1.00 Credits
Release Date:2016-Dec-01
Expiration Date:2018-Dec-01
Estimated Time for Completion:1 hour
Registration Required:Yes
Cost:$470.00/yr
System Requirements:
Internet Access and Adobe Acrobat Reader.

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