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Valvular Heart Disease (Management of)

ESC Clinical Practice Guidelines

Topics: Valvular Heart Diseases

Summary

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Current versions available to download

Publication dateVersionsReferencesSize
2012 Summary CardCard on Valvular Heart Disease for GPs781 KB
2012Essential MessagesValvular Heart Disease - Essential Messages632 KB
2012Full TextEuropean Heart Journal (2012) 33, 2451–2496; doi:10.1093/eurheartj/ehs109
2012Pocket Guidelines
2012PdaDownload the Pocket Guidelines App
2012 Slide-setValvular Heart Disease slide-set 20127 MB
2012CME QuestionsVHD-CME-Questions
2013Related MaterialsGuidelines into Practice - VHD

Current translated versions available to download:

Authors

Alec Vahanian (Chairperson), Ottavio Alfieri (Chairperson), Felicita Andreotti, Manuel J. Antunes, Gonzalo Baron-Esquivias, Helmut Baumgartner,Michael Andrew Borger , Thierry P. Carrel, Michele De Bonis, Arturo Evangelista, Volkmar Falk, Bernard Iung, Patrizio Lancellotti, Luc Pierard, Susanna Price,Hans-Joachim Schaefers, Gerhard Schuler, Janina Stepinska, Karl Swedberg, Johanna Takkenberg,Ulrich Otto Von Oppell, Stephan Windecker, Jose Luis Zamorano, Marian Zembala

Declarations of Interest of the experts involved in the elaboration of the document.

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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 

Previous versions

JournalYearIssuePages   Full Text 
Eur Heart J200728230-268 guidelines-VHD-FT-2007.pdf