Heart Failure and Aortic Stenosis - What TAVI Can Offer

Published: 12 August 2022

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In this video series, first presented at the ESC Congress 2022, held in Barcelona, Prof Ralph Stephan von Bardeleben, Prof Jose Luis Zamorano, Dr Victoria Delgado, Prof Davide Capodanno and Dr Sasha Koul discuss the diagnosis of low flow/low gradient aortic stenosis, which patients gain the most benefit from TAVI and how to avoid heart failure in aortic stenosis patients. Join this international faculty discussion to discover the latest TAVI durability data.


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Learning Objectives:

  • Lean how to diagnose low flow/low gradient aortic stenosis
  • Identify which patients will benefit most from TAVI
  • Discover how to avoid heart failure in aortic stenosis patients and discuss the latest TAVI durability data

Target Audience

  • General Cardiologists
  • Interventional Cardiologists

More from this programme

Part 1

Welcome and Introduction

Prof Zamorano introduces the faculty and opens the symposium "Heart Failure and Aortic Stenosis - What TAVI Can Offer" that took place at ESC Congress 2022 in Barcelona.

Part 2

Valve Clinic Patient Presentation

Dr Delgado presents a clinical patient case study.

Part 3

How To Avoid Common Pitfalls in the Diagnosis With Echo?

The faculty discuss the case study previously introduced by Dr Delgado, focusing on the guidelines and reviewing the best approaches to avoid common pitfalls in the diagnosis with echo.

Part 4

What Is Your Experience With TAVI, and Which Long Term Outcomes Can We Expect?

Prof Capodanno gives an overview of TAVI randomised trials performed within the past twenty years. Looking at what happened in the past and how TAVI evolved through the years. Prof Capodanno analyses trends and future directions of TAVI, focusing on long-term outcomes.

Part 5

What Would Be the Ideal Treatment for This Patient? A Panel Discussion.

The panel discuss what would be the ideal treatment for the patient presented during Dr Delgado's case study.

Part 6

How Was This Patient Treated and Why?

Dr Delgado explains the treatment procedure and why this was the preferred treatment option for this patient and examines the importance of follow-up.

Part 7

Final Remarks & Take Home Messages

Prof Bardeleben summarises the take home messages of this "Heart Failure and Aortic Stenosis - What TAVI Can Offer" symposium.

Faculty Biographies

Ralph von Bardeleben

Ralph von Bardeleben

Head of the Centre of Structural Heart Disease Interventions and the Heart Valve Centre

Prof Ralph Stephan von Bardeleben is the Head of the Center of Structural Heart Disease Interventions and the Heart Valve Center in Mainz, Germany 

Prof Bardeleben is Past-President of the German working group on Echocardiography of the German Society of Cardiology and a member of several medical societies. He serves on the Clinical Program commission and at your region program of the ESC and is a reviewer for several peer-reviewed journals. Newly elected co-editor-in-chief of Echocardiography Journal.

He participates as PI, steering committee member and core laboratory in several medical device trials, including a German Federal Institute for Drugs and Medical Devices (BfArM)-approved first- or early-in-human medical device implant trials.

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Jose Luis Zamorano

Jose Luis Zamorano

Professor of Medicine and Chief of Cardiology

Jose L Zamorano is Professor of Medicine at the University Alcala de Henares, Madrid, and the Chief of Cardiology at the University Hospital Ramón y Cajal.

Prof Zamorano’s has a broad range of research interests including heart failure, ischaemic heart disease, cardiovascular risk factors and cardiovascular imaging modalities. Within these fields, Prof Zamorano he is widely published with over 500 articles and twenty books including the European Textbook of Cardiovascular Imaging. 

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Victoria Delgado

Victoria Delgado

Cardiologist and Assistant Professor of Cardiology

Dr Victoria Delgado is a board certified cardiologist with specific expertise in multimodality imaging, Assistant professor of Cardiology at the Leiden University Medical Center. For the past 13 years, she has been actively performing research in the field of cardiac mechanics and underlying pathophysiological mechanisms of heart failure in various cardiac diseases, particularly in valvular heart disease and coronary artery disease.

Victoria has been board member of the European Association of Cardiovascular Imaging (councillor and chair of scientific documents), task force member of the European Society of Cardiology (ESC) Guidelines, member of the ESC Guidelines committee and Congress Programme Committee and currently ESC board member. Furthermore, she is an associate editor of Circulation and Journal of American Society of Echocardiography.

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Davide Capodanno

Davide Capodanno

Professor of Cardiology and Interventional Cardiologist

Prof Capodanno is Professor of Cardiology at the University of Catania and Interventional Cardiologist at the Azienda Ospedaliero Universitaria “Policlinico G. Rodolico-S. Marco”, Catania. He has authored more than 500 manuscripts, 5 textbooks of interventional cardiology and 17 textbook chapters, and he has delivered more than 200 invited lectures in international meetings.

Prof. Capodanno is Co-Director of the PCR Clinical Research Course and Associate Director of TCT. He is a member of the Working Group on Thrombosis of the ESC and a member of the Educative Solutions Research Group Programme of PCR. He serves as Editor-in-Chief of Eurointervention, Associate Editor of the European Heart Journal, Section Editor of Thrombosis and Haemostasis and Editorial Consultant of JACC Cardiovascular Interventions.

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Sasha Koul

Sasha Koul

Associate Professor

Dr Sasha Koul is an Associate Professor and Senior Consultant of Internal Medicine and Cardiology at Lund University Hospital, in Sweden.

Dr Koul is an invited speaker and widely published in peer-reviewed articles and scientific publications. 

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