BCIS ACI 2020: TAVI Should Now Be the Default Treatment for Patients with Symptomatic Aortic Stenosis

Published: 13 March 2020

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In this video series chairs, Prof Simon Redwood (Guy’s and St Thomas’ NHS Foundation Trust, London, UK) and Dr Clare Appleby (Liverpool Heart and Chest Hospital, Liverpool, UK) ask the question “Should TAVI be the default treatment for patients with symptomatic aortic stenosis?". From BCIS ACI’s audience and introducing the panel of the debate. Further through the series Prof David Hildick-Smith (Sussex Cardiac Centre, Brighton, UK) argues for an interventional approach whilst Prof Marjan Jahangiri (St George's University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust, London, UK) argues that surgery, SAVR should be considered based on life expectancy in the treatment of patients with symptomatic aortic stenosis. The series concludes with the panel and chairs reflecting on the data and recent arguments delivered. 

This content was provided by the courtesy of BCIS.

Series overview

Part 1

Introduction and preliminary poll

Chairs, Prof Simon Redwood (Guy’s and St Thomas’ NHS Foundation Trust, London, UK) and Dr Clare Appleby (Liverpool Heart and Chest Hospital, Liverpool, UK) ask the question “Should TAVI be the default treatment for patients with symptomatic aortic stenosis?". From BCIS ACI’s audience and introducing the panel of the debate.

Part 2

Pro Argument

Prof David Hildick-Smith (Sussex Cardiac Centre, Brighton, UK) argues for an interventional approach in the treatment of patients with symptomatic aortic stenosis.

Part 3

Contra Argument

Prof Marjan Jahangiri (St George's University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust, London, UK) argues that surgery, SAVR should be considered based on life expectancy in the treatment of patients with symptomatic aortic stenosis.

Part 4

Panel Discussion

The panel and the chairs conclude the debate by reflecting on recent data and the arguments delivered by Prof Marjan Jahangiri (St George's University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust, London, UK) and Prof David Hildick-Smith (Sussex Cardiac Centre, Brighton, UK).

Faculty Biographies

Simon Redwood

Simon Redwood

Senior Lecturer and Consultant Interventional Cardiologist

Simon Redwood is a Senior Lecturer and Consultant Interventional Cardiologist at St Thomas’ Hospital, London. He is also Lead Clinician for Research and Development within the Directorate and a Council Member of the British Cardiovascular Interventional Society (BCIS).

 

 

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Clare Appleby

Clare Appleby

Dr Clare Appebly is an interventional cardiologist at Liverpool Heart and Chest Hospital, Liverpool, UK. Dr Appleby is an Honorary Secretary of the British Cardiovascular Intervention Society (from Jan 2020).

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