Aortic Valves and Stenosis – balancing the pros and cons in time
Posted Apr 12 2012 8:12am
With any form of heart disease, it is often difficult to measure objectively the pros and cons of what the doctor is saying. What you need is time, but of course that may well be the one luxury that cannot afford. So, in the circumstances what you need to know quickly is: what are the latest recommended treatments, and what information do we need to have in order to make an informed choice?
With these factors in mind, Consultant Cardiologist Dr Michael Mullen , and Consultant Cardiac Surgeon Mr John Yap have jointly prepared the latest update on Aortic Stenosis in plain English. This highly authoritative article explains the treatment options including the latest surgical treatment of Transcatheter Aortic Valve Implantation , but just as importantly it clearly and succinctly provides the medical pros and cons to enable patients to see the evidence-based, balanced view.