Posts Tagged ‘valvular heart disease’

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May 19th, 2014

Case: A Young Pregnant Woman with Prior Valvular Disease and Increasing Dyspnea on Exertion

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Reva Balakrishnan presents the case of a 22-year-old pregnant woman with a history of valvular disease who is experiencing an increase in dyspnea on exertion.


March 13th, 2014

Achieving Consensus for the 2014 ACC/AHA Valvular Heart Disease Guideline

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The writing committee co-chairs of the 2014 ACC/AHA Valvular Heart Disease Guideline discuss how the committee achieved consensus on the future treatment of valvular disease.


March 3rd, 2014

New Guidelines Issued for Valvular Heart Disease

The American Heart Association and the American College of Cardiology today released new practice guidelines for the management of patients with valvular heart disease (VHD). Among its most notable features, the new document provides a new system of classification for VHD and lowers the threshold for interventions, including, for the first time, transcatheter as well […]