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Aortic Stenosis Treatment, Pt. 2

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Course Details

Credit/contact hours: .5
Estimated time to complete: 30 Minutes
Publication Date: November 29, 2021
Expiration date: November 29, 2024
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Description:

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.

Method and medium:

Learners participate in the interactive learning modules by correctly answering multiple choice questions dispersed throughout. Learners will be prompted to try again, if a question is answered incorrectly.The course will open in a new tab - to exit the course, simply close the tab.

Kenan W Yount, MD, MBA

Dr. Yount is with UVA’s Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery Division in the Surgery Department.

DISCLOSURE: This individual reports no relevant financial relationships with commercial entities.

Marissa Donatelle, MD

Dr. Donatelle is an Internal Medicine Resident at Mount Sinai Medical Center, Miami Beach, Florida.

DISCLOSURE: This individual reports no relevant financial relationships with commercial entities.

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