The case for cerebral protection during structural heart interventions

Chairpersons: S. Redwood, C. Tamburino

Learning Objectives

  • To clearly understand the issue of cerebral embolisation associated with structural heart interventions
  • To learn more about currently available devices for cerebral protection
  • To obtain an update on the latest data supporting the use of embolic protection devices

Presentations available when logged in:

  • Cerebral embolism during structural heart intervention – definitions, incidence and clinical implications
  • What embolises to the brain in different procedures with different devices?
  • Current and future cerebral protection devices
  • Case demonstration of cerebral protection device deployment
  • Experience to date and clinical trial outcomes
  • Which patients might benefit from cerebral embolic protection in 2017?