How does the female heart respond to severe aortic stenosis and aortic intervention?

Sponsored by Edwards Lifesciences
Interventions for Valvular Disease
Edwards Lifesciences
Room 252B

Anchorperson: Helene Eltchaninoff

Spokesperson: Thomas Modine

Discussants: Victoria Delgado, Philippe Pibarot, Francesco Saia, Dee Dee Wang

Watch this session if you want

  • To learn about gender specific differences of patients suffering from aortic stenosis and how these differences might affect the treatment strategy
  • To understand the importance of hemodynamics and durability from a patient's perspective
  • To discuss the optimal valve choice for female patients
Session objectives

Helene Eltchaninoff

Gender differences in the echocardiographic features before and after the treatment of severe aortic stenosis

Victoria Delgado

Contemporary definitions of bioprosthetic valve function: are there gender differences and how should patient prosthesis mismatch be calculated?

Philippe Pibarot

Do post procedural gradients result in changes in clinical outcomes by gender?

Dee Dee Wang

Clinical results of TAVR in reported and future randomised trials in women

Helene Eltchaninoff

Discussion and audience interaction
Session evaluation and key learnings

Helene Eltchaninoff