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Dale M. Kobrin, BA

Division of Cardiovascular Surgery,
Perelman School of Medicine,
University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Fenton H. McCarthy, MD

Division of Cardiovascular Surgery,
Perelman School of Medicine,
University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania;
Leonard Davis Institute of Health Economics,
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Howard C. Herrmann, MD

University of Pennsylvania
Philadelphia

Saif Anwaruddin, MD

Division of Cardiovascular Medicine,
Perelman School of Medicine,
University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Sidney Kobrin, MD

Renal, Electrolyte and Hypertension Division,
Perelman School of Medicine,
University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Wilson Y. Szeto, MD

Division of Cardiovascular Surgery
Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Joseph E. Bavaria, MD

Department of Surgery
University of Pennsylvania
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Peter W. Groeneveld, MD

Department of Medicine, Perelman School of Medicine,
the University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania;
Leonard Davis Institute of Health Economics,
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania;
Philadephia Veterans Affairs Medical Center’s Center
for Health Equity Research and Promotion,
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Nimesh D. Desai, MD, PhD

Division of Cardiovascular Surgery
Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Accredited by

The Society of Thoracic Surgeons

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Course Description

After reading this article, the learner should be able to:
- discuss the outcome of TAVR in dialysis patients.
- become aware of risks associated with TAVR in dialysis patients in comparison with non-dialysis patients.
- recognize options for valve replacement in dialysis patients vis a vis risks of both TAVR versus conventional surgical aortic valve replacement.

Activity Details

Credit Types:CME
Credit Amount:1.00 Credits
Release Date:2015-Oct-01
Expiration Date:2017-Oct-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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