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Hyo-Hyun Kim, MD

Division of Cardiovascular Surgery, Severance Cardiovascular Hospital, Yonsei University College of Medicine, Yonsei University Health System, Seoul, Korea

Sak Lee, MD, PhD

Division of Cardiovascular Surgery, Severance Cardiovascular Hospital, Yonsei University College of Medicine, Yonsei University Health System, Seoul, Korea

Hyun-Chel Joo, MD

Division of Cardiovascular Surgery, Severance Cardiovascular Hospital, Yonsei University College of Medicine, Yonsei University Health System, Seoul, Korea

Jung-Hwan Kim, MD

Division of Cardiovascular Surgery, Severance Cardiovascular Hospital, Yonsei University College of Medicine, Yonsei University Health System, Seoul, Korea

Young-Nam Youn, MD, PhD

Division of Cardiovascular Surgery, Severance Cardiovascular Hospital, Yonsei University College of Medicine, Yonsei University Health System, Seoul, Korea

Kyung-Jong Yoo, MD, PhD

Division of Cardiovascular Surgery, Severance Cardiovascular Hospital, Yonsei University College of Medicine, Yonsei University Health System, Seoul, Korea

Seung-Hyun Lee, MD, PhD

Division of Cardiovascular Surgery, Severance Cardiovascular Hospital, Yonsei University College of Medicine, Yonsei University Health System, Seoul, Korea

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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:
- describe the 3 suture techniques used to replace prosthetic aortic valves.
- identify the unique advantages of each technique.
- categorize the suture techniques which can safely be used relative to the prosthesis size.
- identify the theoretical reasons why each technique may reduce the effective orifice area.

Activity Details

Credit Types:CME
Credit Amount:1.00 Credits
Release Date:2020-Mar-01
Expiration Date:2022-Mar-01
Estimated Time for Completion:1 hour
Registration Required:Yes
Cost:$0.00-$572.00
System Requirements:
CMEs are free for The Annals Subscribers.
Subscribe to the journal for $572.00 USD/yr.

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