|Monday, April 27, 2015 | 5:00 PM
The Functional MR: A Surgical Disease? New Surgical and Interventional Paradigms for Treatment session provides a deep dive into the contemporary management of functional mitral regurgitation. An interdisciplinary panel of experts will define the changing role of the surgeon in a landscape where an increasing percentage of functional MR cases can now be treated nonsurgically. A combination of case-based presentations, focused lectures, and engaging panel discussion will delve into the controversial debates surrounding the optimal treatment strategy for a variety of clinical presentations of mitral valve disease.
Moderators: *A. Marc Gillinov & *Mathew Williams
Panelists: Maurice E. Sarano, *Robert A. Dion, Brian K. Whisenant, Vinayak Bapat, Michael Robich, David Yaffee, & *Vinod Thourani