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Practice Guideline Track on Valvular Heart Disease

Guidelines into Practice

Non-Coronary Cardiac Intervention
Cardiovascular Surgery
Valvular Heart Diseases


Contributors:  Special thanks to Bernard Prendergast and Bernard Iung from ESC Working Group on Valvular Heart Disease.

Based on the 2012 ESC Guidelines on the Management of Valvular Heart Disease.

Webinars on this topic

  2013 ESC webinar on "Challenges in asymptomatic mitral and aortic valve disease: the clinician's and the surgeon's perspective "  Watch the recording

 

Part 1 - Overview of the ESC/EACTS 2012 Guidelines on Valvular Heart disease

Presentation Slides Webcast
2012 ESC Guidelines overview: Valvular Heart Disease    
Evaluation before intervention    
Management of aortic stenosis    
Management of aortic regurgitation    
Management of mitral regurgitation    
Choice of prosthesis    
Meet with the task force    
State of the Art – Challenges in Valvular Heart Disease     

 

Part 2 - Topics in focus

Topic Presentation Slides Webcast
Aortic Valve Disease Pathology of calcific aortic valve disease  

 

Mitral 
Valve 
Disease

Pathophysiology & prognosis of organic and functional mitral regurgitation  

 

Which treatment for which patient? Surgical valve repair vs. Medical therapy or ranscatheter intervention    
How to assess ischaemic mitral regurgitation    
Ischaemic mitral regurgitation: When is it too late for surgery?    
Multi 
Valvular Disease
Clinical outcome of tricuspid regurgitation    
Assessing the impact of tricuspid regurgitation on the right ventricle    
Tricuspid valve surgery: when and how?     
Asymptomatic patients with aortic, mitral and tricuspid valve disease    
Aortic stenosis and mitral regurgitation in a high risk patient     
What do the guidelines say?     
Imaging What is new in the evaluation of aortic stenosis?    
Mitral regurgitation: quantify severity or assess consequences?      
Aortic regurgitation: when is quantification still a challenge?      
Mitral valve repair versus medical therapy or transcatheter intervention     
Mitral valve repair: intra-operative echocardiographic monitoring    
Patient-prosthesis mismatch     
Case Scenario: Meet the experts 
Percutaneous valve implantation or operation in aortic stenosis 
   
Severe aortic stenosis and intermediate operative risk     
Case scenario: severe aortic stenosis and mitral valve disease     
What do the guidelines say?    
Percutaneous Valve Interventions TAVI: What did we learn from clinical trials?    
TAVI and pre-procedural risk assessment     
TAVI: low-risk and high-risk patients.  What are the limits?      
TAVI: what do the guidelines tell us?      
How do we apply TAVI in the real world?     
Mitraclip in organic mitral regurgitation     
Mitraclip in functional mitral regurgitation     
Mitraclip: summary of current indications    
Valvular Heart Disease in pregnancy Severe aortic stenosis in pregnancy    
Pregnancy in a patient with a prosthetic valve     

 

Clinical cases on this topic