September 24 Sep 24
2016
Saturday Sat

Stanford's 4th Annual Transcatheter Heart Valve Summit

The Stanford Faculty Club - Stanford, CA

A Continuing Medical Education Conference

Presented by the Division of Cardiovascular Medicine at the Stanford University School of Medicine.

Sponsored by the Stanford University School of Medicine


Conference Team

Education Operations Manager, Pediatrics
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Learning Objectives

  • At the conclusion of this activity, learners will be able to:
    • Evaluate the natural history and rate of progression of aortic stenosis in the elderly
    • Develop strategies to determine appropriate patients for aortic valve replacement
    • Provide treatment recommendations and/or referral resources for patients with severe symptomatic aortic stenosis 
    • Assess the limitations of surgical Aortic Valve Replacement (AVR) in high risk patients
    • Develop screening procedures using selection criteria for patients suitable for transcatheter placement of aortic valves and develop inclusions and exclusions for treatment
    • Address ethical issues that may affect treatment options of high risk patients
    • Identify the indications for the MitraClip® procedure and refer as indicated