Heart valve disease module 10: transcatheter valve treatment and other future developments

Released1 March 2016     Expires: 01 March 2018      Programme: Heart valve disease 1 CPD/CME credit

Sponsorship Statement: This module has been sponsored by Edwards Lifesciences with an unrestricted educational grant

Designed to give healthcare professionals an understanding of future trends and treatments in the care of heart valve disease. It is one of several modules in our heart valve disease programme

1 CPD/CME credit

Module originally published July 2013. Revised module released March 2016

Learning objectives

Upon completing this module, participants should be better able to understand:

  • Transcatheter approaches to the mitral and aortic valves
  • Patient selection for aortic valve devices
  • Delivery approaches for replacement valves
  • Potential complications in such a procedure
  • Mitral valve techniques


Dr Paul Aifesehi, Fellow Cardiovascular Surgery, Mount Sinai Medical Center, New York, USA

Dr Stephen Spindel, Resident Cardiothoracic Surgery, Mount Sinai Medical Center, New York, USA

Dr Jacob Kriegel, Medical Student, Colombia Presbyterian College of Physicians and Surgeons, New York, USA

Dr Joanna Chikwe, Associate Professor Cardiothoracic Surgery, Mount Sinai Medical Center, New York, USA


1 CPD/CME credit, 1 hour
BJC Learning has assigned one hour of CPD/CME credit to this module
The European Board for Accreditation in Cardiology (EBAC) has assigned one CME credit to this module. German participants should contact EBAC to receive a German VNR code for this course.
email: accreditation@ebac-cme.org
website: http://www.ebac-cme.org/

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