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Faculty

Tyler Wallen, DO

Department of Cardiovascular Surgery,
University of Pennsylvania Health System,
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania;
Department of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery,
The University of Florida, Gainesville, Florida

Andreas Habertheuer, MD, PhD

Department of Cardiovascular Surgery,
University of Pennsylvania Health System,
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Joseph E. Bavaria, MD

Department of Surgery
University of Pennsylvania
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

G. Chad Hughes, MD

Division of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery,
Duke University Medical Center, Durham, North Carolina

Vinay Badhwar, MD

University of Pittsburgh Medical Center,
Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania

Jeffrey P. Jacobs, MD

Johns Hopkins All Children’s Heart Institute,
St. Petersburg, Florida

Babatunde Yerokun, MD

Department of Cardiothoracic Surgery,
Duke University Medical Center,
Durham, North Carolina

Dylan Thibault, MS

Department of Cardiothoracic Surgery,
Duke University Medical Center,
Durham, North Carolina

Karianna Milewski, MD, PhD

Department of Cardiovascular Surgery,
University of Pennsylvania Health System,
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Nimesh Desai, MD, PhD

Department of Cardiovascular Surgery,
University of Pennsylvania Health System,
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Wilson Szeto, MD

University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Lars Svensson, MD, PhD

Cleveland Clinic, Cleveland, Ohio

Prashanth Vallabhajosyula, MD, MS

Department of Cardiovascular Surgery,
University of Pennsylvania Health System,
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Accredited by

The Society of Thoracic Surgeons

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Course Description

After reading this article, the learner should be able to:
- identify predictors of mortality following elective aortic root replacement surgery.
- identify significant predictors of morbidity following elective aortic root replacement surgery.
- discuss the prevalence of bicuspid aortic valves to aortopathy leading to elective aortic root replacement.
- discuss the prevalence of Marfan’s syndrome in a national database as it relates to elective aortic root replacement surgery.

Activity Details

Credit Types:CME
Credit Amount:1.00 Credits
Release Date:2019-May-01
Expiration Date:2021-May-01
Estimated Time for Completion:1 hour
Registration Required:Yes
Cost:$30.00
System Requirements:
Internet Access and Adobe Acrobat Reader.

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