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Alison M. Pouch, PhD

Gorman Cardiovascular Research Group,
University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Benjamin M. Jackson, MD

Gorman Cardiovascular Research Group
Department of Surgery
University of Pennsylvania
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Eric Lai, BS

Gorman Cardiovascular Research Group,
University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania;
Department of Surgery, University of Pennsylvania,
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Manabu Takebe, MD

Gorman Cardiovascular Research Group,
University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Sijie Tian, MS

Department of Computer and Information Sciences,
University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Albert T. Cheung, MD

Department of Anesthesia,
Stanford University, Stanford, California

Y. Joseph Woo, MD

Department of Cardiothoracic Surgery,
Stanford University, Stanford, California

Prakash A. Patel, MD

Department of Anesthesia, University of Pennsylvania,
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Hongzhi Wang, PhD

IBM Research, Almaden, San Jose, California

Paul A. Yushkevich, PhD

Department of Radiology, University of Pennsylvania,
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Robert C. Gorman, MD

Gorman Cardiovascular Research Group
Department of Surgery
University of Pennsylvania
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Joseph H. Gorman, III, MD

Gorman Cardiovascular Research Group
Department of Surgery
University of Pennsylvania
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

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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:
- recognize that three-dimensional imaging can precisely delineate subtle alterations of mitral valvular anatomy.
- identify patients who would be suitable for either a repair or a replacement procedure based on geometric alterations.
- categorize patients to streamline referral of patients to optimize matching surgeon experience with valve morphology.
- formulate a surgical plan that is most suitable for a patient’s specific anatomical derangement.

Activity Details

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