From the AATS

There is Still Time to Register for the Heart Valve Summit: Medical, Surgical and Interventional Decision Making


October 5-7, 2017
Radisson Blu Aqua Hotel
Chicago, IL, USA

Be in Chicago as the renowned faculty on the cutting edge of clinically relevant data for valvular heart disease management leads this interdisciplinary course that combines the most relevant medical, surgical and interventional options for patient care. The American College of Cardiology and the American Association for Thoracic Surgery are once again bringing together cardiologists and surgeons in a cooperative, case-based course to address the rapid advances in the treatment of valvular heart disease.

With the tradition of interactivity and practical decision making, the unique Heart Valve Summit is designed to engage participants in discussions, debates and potential controversies surrounding real-world cases. 

The Heart Valve Summit will highlight:
• Basics of the Aortic Valve
• Cardiac Network Trials
• Decision Making: Recurrent Mitral Valve Regurgitation
• Degenerative Mitral Anatomy and Physiology
• Difficult Choices and Scenarios
• Ischemic Mitral Regurgitation
• Mitral Endocarditis
• Mitral Valve Replacement
• Preparing for the Future in Mitral Valve Treatment
• The Future of Transcatheter Mitral Interventions
• Transcatheter Aortic Valve Replacement - Indications and Devices
• The Asymptomatic Patient with Advanced Valve Disease
• Treatment of Aortic Valve Disease
• Valve Disease and the Right Ventricle

Course Directors
David H. Adams
Steven F. Bolling
Robert O. Bonow
Howard C. Herrmann
Nurse Planner
Michele Mistovich
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