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Faculty

Vincent Chan, MD, MPH

Division of Cardiac Surgery, University of Ottawa,
Ottawa, Ontario, Canada;
School of Epidemiology,
Public Health and Preventive Medicine,
University of Ottawa, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada

Elsayed Elmistekawy, MD

Division of Cardiac Surgery, University of Ottawa,
Ottawa, Ontario, Canada

Marc Ruel, MD, MPH

Division of Cardiac Surgery, University of Ottawa,
Ottawa, Ontario, Canada;
School of Epidemiology,
Public Health and Preventive Medicine,
University of Ottawa, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada

Mark Hynes, MD

Division of Cardiac Anesthesia, University of Ottawa,
Ottawa, Ontario, Canada

Thierry G. Mesana, MD, PhD

Division of Cardiac Surgery, University of Ottawa,
Ottawa, Ontario, Canada

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 the occurrence of mitral valve repair failure is non-linear.
- identify patients who require reoperation after a failed mitral valve repair.
- develop a time-based surveillance protocol to maximize the chances of identifying patients who will require reoperation as a result of recurrent mitral regurgitation.
- prepare and formulate clinical strategies to avoid mitral valve repair failure.

Activity Details

Credit Types:CME
Credit Amount:1.00 Credits
Release Date:2016-Nov-01
Expiration Date:2018-Nov-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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