14th Annual Cardiovascular Disease Update: TRACK ONE
Next Generation Approaches For Complex Valvular and Aortic Disorders
[Non-CME eligible education program]
Cardiovascular disease is the leading cause of death in the United States for both men and women. Treatment approaches are helping prolong life with improved quality in many patients with advanced heart disease. This symposium will provide an in-depth review of current advances in the care of complex patients with cardiovascular disease. Practitioners should be able to incorporate many of the tips and tools from this case-based program into their daily practice.
The following educational presentations were part of the original CME program presented by University Hospitals Harrington Heart & Vascular Institute and sponsored by Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine on October 9, 2021. All speakers are faculty of University Hospitals Cleveland Medical Center unless otherwise noted.
Percutaneous Options for Treatment of Mitral and Tricuspid RegurgitationAnene Ukaigwe, MD, details the impact of mitral and tricuspid valve regurgitation, while providing an overview of percutaneous therapies and devices in clinical trials.
Plenary Lecture: Spotting the Failing Ventricle in Aortic StenosisMarc Dweck, MD, describes the advantages of using cardiac imaging to assist in the diagnosis and treatment of aortic stenosis.
Minimally Invasive Surgical Approaches for Valvular DiseaseMarc Pelletier, MD, MSc, FRCSC, reviews the pros and cons of minimally invasive surgical procedures for valvular disease.