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Valvular Heart Disease (Management of)

ESC Clinical Practice Guidelines

Professor Bax talks about the ESC Guidelines

Non-Coronary Cardiac Intervention
Cardiovascular Surgery
Valvular Heart Diseases
Guidelines version available to download
Published in 2012
Reference European Heart Journal (2012) 33, 2451–2496; doi:10.1093/eurheartj/ehs109
Published in 2012
Reference Valvular Heart Disease - Essential Messages
Published in 2012
Reference Card on Valvular Heart Disease for GPs
Published in 2012
Reference VHD
  • PDA
  • Published in 2012
    Reference Download the Pocket Guidelines App
    Published in 2012
    Reference Valvular Heart Disease slide-set 2012
    Published in 2012
    Reference VHD-CME-Questions
    Published in 2013
    Reference Guidelines into Practice - VHD
    Table of contents: Full Text (ESC Clinical Practice Guidelines)

    Introduction

    • Why do we need guidelines on valvular heart disease?, Contents of these guidelines, How to use these guidelines.

    General comments 

    • Patient evaluation, endocarditis prophylaxis, prophylaxis for rheumatic fever, risk stratification, management of associated conditions. 

    Aortic regurgitation

    • Evaluation, natural history, results of surgery, indications for surgery, medical therapy, serial testing, special patient populations

    Aortic stenosis

    • Evaluation, natural history, results of intervention, indications for intervention, medical therapy, serial testing, special patient populations

    Mitral regurgitation

    • Primary mitral regurgitation, secondary mitral regurgitation

    Mitral stenosis

    • Evaluation, natural history, results of intervention, indications for intervention, medical therapy, serial testing, special patient populations

    Tricuspid regurgitation

    • Evaluation, natural history, results of surgery, indications for surgery, medical therapy

    Tricuspid stenosis

    • Evaluation, surgery, percutaneous intervention, indications for intervention, medical therapy,

    Combined and multiple valve diseases

    Prosthetic valves

    • Choice of prosthetic valve, management after valve replacement

    Management during non-cardiac surgery

    Management during pregnancy


     

     

     

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