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Faculty

Takashi Miura, MD, PhD

Department of Cardiovascular Surgery, Nagasaki University Hospital, Nagasaki, Japan

Kikuko Obase, MD, PhD

Department of Cardiovascular Surgery, Nagasaki University Hospital, Nagasaki, Japan

Tsuneo Ariyoshi, MD, PhD

Department of Cardiovascular Surgery, Nagasaki University Hospital, Nagasaki, Japan

Ichiro Matsumaru, MD, PhD

Department of Cardiovascular Surgery, Nagasaki University Hospital, Nagasaki, Japan

Shogo Yokose, MD, PhD

Department of Cardiovascular Surgery, Nagasaki University Hospital, Nagasaki, Japan

Shun Nakaji, MD, PhD

Department of Cardiovascular Surgery, Nagasaki University Hospital, Nagasaki, Japan

Yuichi Tasaki, MD

Department of Cardiovascular Surgery, Nagasaki University Hospital, Nagasaki, Japan

Takashi Shimada, MD

Department of Cardiovascular Surgery, Nagasaki University Hospital, Nagasaki, Japan

Junya Miyamoto, MD

Clinical Research Center, Nagasaki University Hospital, Nagasaki, Japan

Kiyoyuki Eishi, MD, PhD

Department of Cardiovascular Surgery, Nagasaki University Hospital, Nagasaki, Japan

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The Society of Thoracic Surgeons

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Course Description

After reading this article, the learner should be able to:
- discuss the feasibility of mitral valve repair for infective endocarditis.
- identify which anatomical sites of infection are best suited for mitral repair as it relates to freedom from recurrent mitral valve regurgitation.
- identify which anatomical sites are not well suited for mitral valve repair and are best treated with valvular replacement.

Activity Details

Credit Types:CME
Credit Amount:1.00 Credits
Release Date:2020-May-01
Expiration Date:2022-May-01
Estimated Time for Completion:1 hour
Registration Required:Yes
Cost:$0.00-$572.00
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