New Valvular Heart Disease Management Guidelines Released

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2014 AHA/ACC Guideline for the Management of Patients With Valvular Heart Disease

  • Valvular Heart Disease guidelines feature a new 4-stage classification.
  • A risk assessment scheme is included for intervention or surgery.
  • Transcatheter aortic valve replacement is addressed for the first time.

    Read the full article in Circulation
    [published online ahead of print March 3, 2014]. Circulation. 10.1161/CIR.0000000000000029.

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Posted by Stacy AHA Science on Mar 3, 2014 4:02 PM America/Chicago