Tag: guidelines

Total arterial revascularisation results

P Kolh (Leige, Belgium) considers the long-term results of arterial revascularisation, the SYNTAX trial and the 2010 European Revascularisation Guidelines.

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NSTEMI case based discussion

Prof G Laufer (Vienna, Austria) argues in favour of CABG in multivessel disease. P Kolh (Liege, Belgium) considers the case in the context of European guidelines. A discussion follows.

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ESC-EACTS valve guidelines – overview

A Vahanian (Paris, France) gives an overview of the 2012 European valve guidelines, with emphasis on patient evaluation.

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ESC-EACTS valve guidelines – asymptomatic AS

P Kappestein (Rotterdam, Netherlands) discusses the 2012 ESC-EACTS European guidelines for intervention in asymptomatic severe aortic stenosis.

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ESC-EACTS valve guidelines – prosthesis choice

J Takkenberg (Rotterdam, Netherlands) considers valve prosthesis choice according to the 2012 ECS-EACTS European guidelines.

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ESC-EACTS valve guidelines – TAVI

P Kappestein (Rotterdam, Netherlands) discusses the 2012 European guidelines for transcatheter aortic valve implantation.

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Heart transplantation referral guidelines

J Parameshwar (Cambridge, UK) discusses referral for heart transplantation based on UK guidelines published in 2011.

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ESC-EACTS valve guidelines – asymptomatic mitral regurgitation, tricuspid regurgitation

O Alfieri (Milan, Italy) gives an overview of the 2012 European valve guidelines for asymptomatic mitral regurgitation, and then proceeds to look at tricuspid regurgitation.

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ESC-EACTS 2010 revascularisation guidelines viewpoint & debate

D Taggart (Oxford, UK) gives his perspective on the 2010 European revascularisation guidelines, based on evidence from the literature. A discussion follows.

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ESC-EACTS 2010 revascularisation guidelines implementation

P Kolh (Liege, Belgium) describes the development of the 2010 European revascularisation guidelines. He emphasises the importance of the heart team and evidence-based protocols. He explores the indications for the different treatment options in stable disease, updating the guidelines with

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Revascularisation heart team information requirements

P Kolh (Leige, Belgium) promotes the value of the heart team and questions whom should be involved. He considers patient information, medical ethics, time and risk stratification.

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Mitral valve repair optimal timing

A Vahanian (Paris, France) looks at the indications for mitral valve repair, with emphasis on the 2012 European valve guidelines.

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Effect of SYNTAX trial in Europe

P Kolh (Liege, Belgium) considers whether the SYNTAX trial has changed coronary artery disease practice in Europe. He reviews the results, examines the guidelines and emphasises the importance of risk models.

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Revascularisation heart team – surgeon’s view

D Taggart (Oxford, UK) emphasises the need for a heart team to ensure that patients receive the most appropriate guideline-driven interventions.

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ESC-EACTS valve guidelines – asymptomatic aortic regurgitation

A Vahanian (Paris, France) considers the 2012 European valve guidelines for asymptomatic aortic regurgitation.

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Transoesophageal echocardiography perioperative guidelines

S Reeves (Charleston, USA) reviews the SCA/ASE 2014 Perioperative Transoesophageal Echocardiography Guidelines.

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Timing aortic valve & ascending aortic intervention

A Vahanian (Paris, France) discusses the indications for intervention in aortic regurgitation and ascending aortic dilatation, based on the 2012 ESC/EACTS valve guidelines.

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Aortic valve guidelines 2014

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