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Cardiovascular Diseases

Building the Heart Team - Valve and Structural Heart Disease

Learning Objectives

Upon conclusion of this program, participants should be able to:

  • Review current strategies for repair or replacement of the mitral valve
  • Assess the need for aortic valve replacement as well as emerging interventional procedure options for the treatment of aortic stenosis
  • Identify appropriate hypertrophic cardiomyopathy patients for septal alcohol ablation
  • Describe current diagnosis and treatment of pericardial disease and whom to select for surgery
  • Identify strategies for patent forman ovale (PFO) and atrial septal defect (ASD) closure
  • Describe techniques to obliterate the left atrial appendage percutaneously

Attendance at this Mayo course does not indicate nor guarantee competence or proficiency in the performance of any procedures which may be discussed or taught in this course.