In the second session from the TAVI Round Table Discussion, the assembled panel of internationally-recognised opinion leaders discuss planning the procedure.
Simon Kennon, Interventional Cardiologist and Head of the Transcatheter Aortic Valve Implantation Programme, London Chest Hospital, London, UK (Chair)
Jonathan Byrne, King's College Hospital, London, UK
Enrico Ferrari, Cardiovascular Surgery Department, University Hospital of Lausanne, Switzerland
Carlos Ruiz, Lenox Hill Heart and Vascular Institute of New York, US
Lars Søndergaard, Rigshospitalet Copenhagen University Hospital, Denmark
Corrado Tamburino, University of Catania, Italy
Designed to support the continuous education of practicing physicians, this second session shares leading opinion and addresses the following questions and key educational objectives:
- Assessment: Imaging and investigations
- Should trans-femoral be the default access route?
- General anaesthetic or sedation; TOE or ICE?
- Closure device or surgical cut down?
This roundtable is targeted at interventional cardiologists and cardiac surgeons but also at other cardiologists wishing to update their scientific knowledge on the topic.
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