Aortic Stenosis Treatment, Pt. 2
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Credit/contact hours: .5
Estimated time to complete: 30 Minutes
Publication Date: November 29, 2021
Expiration date: November 29, 2024
Severe aortic stenosis has a poor prognosis with intervention and there is currently a Class I indication to treat. The clinical challenge is determining the best mode of intervention. Currently there are three options: medical therapy, Transcatheter Aortic Valve Replacement (TAVR) and open Surgical Aortic Valve Replacement (SAVR).
You Will Learn
- Describe the treatment options for aortic stenosis.
- Given history, physical and test results, identify the best candidates for TAVR intervention.
- Given history, physical and test results, identify the best candidates for SAVR intervention.