Secondary mitral regurgitation & heart failure: the "vicious circle"

Chairpersons: C.K. Naber, M. Tuzcu
React@PCR moderator: U. Ketterer

Learning Objectives

  • To understand the mechanisms of secondary mitral regurgitation & the scale of the clinical problem
  • To appreciate the limitations of current treatment options
  • To explore the potential of combined treatments & future alternatives

Presentations available when logged in:

  • Who gets it & why? And who might benefit from treatment?
  • Optimal medical therapy for heart failure in 2015
  • The scope of surgery: repair, replacement & combined techniques
  • Percutaneous valve repair – immediate & long term outcomes
  • Combined percutaneous strategies (resynchronisation therapy, valve repair, left ventricular partitioning & beyond)