Tag: heart-team

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 – TAVI

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

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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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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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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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UK revascularisation heart team

M Bhabra (Wolverhampton, UK) describes the local structure of his heart team.

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Revascularisation heart team – USA view

E Verrier (Washington, USA) discusses the revascularisation heart team from a USA perspective.

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Revascularisation heart team decision

H Luckraz (Wolverhampton, UK) assesses whether decisions made by the heart team are enacted.

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Revascularisation heart team – cardiologist’s view

M Norell (Wolverhampton, UK) talks about the role of the revascularisation multidisclipinary heart team from a cardiology viewpoint.

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TAVI heart team

O Wendler (London, UK) explores the indications for transcatheter aortic valve implantation and the role of the heart team in decision-making.

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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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