CME/CE: Mitral Valve: Replacement Gains Over Repair at Mid-Term

Publication Date:
Sun, 11/01/2015
By: Alere Staff

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MedPage Today

American Heart Association

ACTIVE DATE

November 10, 2015 – November 10, 2017

CREDIT

Physicians: 0.25 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s) ™

DESCRIPTION

Updated results from the Cardiothoracic Surgical Trials Network study show that major outcomes for severe ischemic mitral regurgitation approaches are largely equal at 2 years, but consequences of lower recurrence after valve replacement versus repair are beginning to emerge.

LINK

http://www.medpagetoday.com/Cardiology/CHF/54617