Welcome to the short course on ‘Heart Valve Surgery’ !

Join us as we embark on a journey through the remarkable advancements made in the field of managing heart valve diseases. In this course, we will delve into the significant milestones that have shaped the treatment of various valve pathologies, with a particular emphasis on aortic and tricuspid valve diseases. From the pioneering implantation of the first artificial heart valve in 1952 to the cutting-edge techniques of transcatheter therapy and minimally invasive surgery, we will explore the evolution of surgical techniques and prostheses.

In this self-study course, you will learn about:

  • Current Status and Future Directions of Heart Valve Surgery
  • Minimally Invasive Aortic Valve Surgery
  • Surgical Options for Pulmonary Valve Pathology in the Current Era
  • Tricuspid Valve Repair
  • Role of Concomitant Valve Surgery in Orthotopic Heart Transplant

This study material will a useful resource for medical students and medical practitioners and those studying Cardiology.

This course – based on the book ‘Heart Valve Surgery’ – comes with the courtesy of IntechOpen and is produced here under the terms of the Creative Commons Attribution 3.0 Unported License (CC BY 3.0) for the benefit of healthcare professionals.

Academic Editor

Sameh M. Said
Westchester Medical Center, United States of America

Co-Editor

Jeffrey Shuhaiber
Geisinger Heart Institute, United States of America

Disclaimer : The content in this course is educational in nature and intended solely as general health information. It is not a recommendation for treatment or medical advice. It is not a substitute for advice from a health care provider. If you  as a patient are experiencing a medical emergency, contact your health care provider or an emergency room.

Course Curriculum

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Heart Valve Surgery – Current Status and Future Directions FREE 01:30:00
Minimally Invasive Aortic Valve Surgery 01:30:00
Surgical Options for Pulmonary Valve Pathology in the Current Era 01:30:00
Tricuspid Valve Repair 01:30:00
Conduction System Disorders Associated with Valvular Heart Disease and Interventions 01:30:00
Role of Concomitant Valve Surgery in Orthotopic Heart Transplant 01:30:00
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