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Valve Disease in Older Adults

Valve Disease in Older Adults by Dr Allan Schwartz — Dr Schwartz is a Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons, Seymour Milstein Professor of Clinical Cardiology and Harold Ames Hatch Professor of Clinical Medicine.

View the entire presentation:

At this link.

See the slideset (in two parts):

March 20-21 – Valve Disease in Older Adults (Part 1)

March 20-21 – Valve Disease in Older Adults (Part 2)

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Suggested Reading:

PARTNER Trial Investigators. Transcatheter aortic-valve implantation for aortic stenosis in patients who cannot undergo surgery. N Engl J Med. 2010 Oct

PARTNER Trial Investigators. Transcatheter versus surgical
aortic-valve replacement in high-risk patients. N Engl J Med. 2011 Jun

Learning Objective:

To understand how advanced age impacts the clinical presentation and treatment strategies for elderly patients with Valvular Heart Disease.