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Faculty

Robert B. Hawkins, MD

Division of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery,
Department of Surgery, University of Virginia,
Charlottesville, Virginia

Emily A. Downs, MD

Division of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery,
Department of Surgery, University of Virginia,
Charlottesville, Virginia

Lily E. Johnston, MD, MPH

Division of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery,
Department of Surgery, University of Virginia,
Charlottesville, Virginia

J. Hunter Mehaffey, MD

Division of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery,
Department of Surgery, University of Virginia,
Charlottesville, Virginia

Clifford E. Fonner, BA

Virginia Cardiac Services Quality Initiative,
Falls Church, Virginia

Ravi K. Ghanta, MD

Division of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery,
Department of Surgery, University of Virginia,
Charlottesville, Virginia

Alan M. Speir, MD

INOVA Heart and Vascular Institute,
Falls Church, Virginia

Jeffrey B. Rich, MD

Virginia Cardiac Services Quality Initiative,
Falls Church, Virginia

Mohammed A. Quader, MD

Division of Cardiothoracic Surgery, Department of Surgery,
Virginia Commonwealth University, Richmond, Virginia

Leora T. Yarboro, MD

Division of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery,
Department of Surgery, University of Virginia,
Charlottesville, Virginia

Gorav Ailawadi, MD

Department of Surgery,
University of Virginia,
Charlottesville, Virginia

Accredited by

The Society of Thoracic Surgeons

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Course Description

After reading this article, the learner should be able to:
- recognize the changing landscape of therapeutic options for patients with aortic stenosis.
- distinguish the patients for therapy for aortic stenosis based on their risk profile.
- select the appropriate valve prostheses during aortic valve replacement who could be possible candidates for valve in valve TAVR.
- develop therapeutic strategies for appropriate resource utilization.
- compare and contrast the advantages and disadvantages of TAVR over surgical aortic valve replacement.

Activity Details

Credit Types:CME
Credit Amount:1.00 Credits
Release Date:2017-Jun-01
Expiration Date:2019-Jun-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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